This morning I woke up with memories of a bison. This is Wooly Bully by local Central Oregon artist, Greg Congleton. This sculpture used to be in the Old Mill district of Bend but was moved several years ago.
The artist includes collected bits and pieces of everyday and historical artifacts. For example, the guts are made from four cylinders and a crankshaft. The eyes are -7/8 inch hitch balls. The lungs are made from a Model A Ford horn. He has the vision and talent to incorporate the unexpected into his unique works of art.
Maybe I was having memories of a bison because I was thinking of Yellowstone National Park. I hope to visit again soon and view the animals that inspired this outdoor sculpture.
To see a couple more of Greg Congleton’s pieces, and those of other artists, see Outdoor Horse Sculptures.
13 thoughts on “Memories of a bison: Sculpture Saturday”
Beautiful and unique sculpture. Where is it now?
Thanks! I heard it’s in Terrebonne. On his website it shows as available for purchase.
What an excellent use of media. So creative. Thanks for joining.
I agree! Thank you for hosting this challenge.
One of my local favorites! 😁
It is a beautiful piece. I like cities which have good public art.
Yes, it is beautiful and I completely agree about public art. It shows the soul of a city.
Such unique sculpture, a bison! It probably has some local connection, right? Have a great week and greetings from Portugal 🙂 PedroL
Yes, it is unique, PedroL! You have a great week too. 😀
thanks 🙂 PedroL
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