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Kootenay Life Obelisk

Viking Ship Garden Bench

Year: 2022
Medium: Steel
Price: NFS
Dimensions: 8' wide


Andrew Raney

Salmo BC

This sculpture was commissioned by the Sons of Norway Nordic Lodge 76 in honour of their 60 years in Castlegar, BC September 1961-September 2021

Andrew has been making welded steel sculpture since graduating from the Ontario College of Art in 1968. He established a home and studio in a picturesque fruit orchard in the Niagara area, before moving out west to Salmo in 1992, finding an atmosphere conducive to making art there. His distinctive sculptures have appeared at galleries, open spaces, and institutions across Canada.
The Viking Ship Garden Bench was commissioned for the Sons of Norway Nordic Lodge 76 to celebrate its 60th anniversary. A small scale, intricately welded Viking longship, the functional artwork features traditional coloured shields and a sturdy fir bench.

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