Natural bark had the shape of an owl on top of the slab, and in light of the other two Harry Potter pieces: "Hogwarts Towers" and "Hogwarts Express," this inspired “The Owlery” – Hedwig the mail-delivering owl in the series was a literary source, and also The Grand Duke of Owls from Rock-a-Doodle, an animated film, 2020-2021.
Cottonwood bark slab and base, pyrography, acrylic paint
Size approx. 27” x 10”
Accepted to the exhibit “ON THE EDGE” - July 2021
Photography by Bev Bogdanow