Great Crested Newt, 2019
       
     
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Great Crested Newt, 2019
       
     
Great Crested Newt, 2019

168cms (l) x 90cms (w) x 46cms (h)

Recycled & found materials: steel, copper wire, bottle tops, buttons, beads & other found objects

Commissioned by Carymoor Environmental Trust as a memorial sculpture to the founder of the environmental centre Hamish Craig. He loved great created newts and it was finding these on the old landfill site that sparked the beginnings of Carymoor - now a wonderful wildlife and education centre built over a site full of waste.

The newt sculpture is installed on a grass tussock by an old military bomb incineration tank (now a pond - home to great crested newts). Here he can oversee his live newt friends who hide underneath the sheet of corrugated steel below.



Great Crested Newt 168x90x46cms, recycled metal, bottletops, buttons & beads, Carymoor '19.jpg
       
     
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Great Crested Newt 168x90x46cms, recycled materials, Carymoor '19.jpg