“In this design, my aim has been to celebrate the vitality of Fredericton’s rolling landscape with the St. John River as its life-giving centrepeice. Flora and fauna in the work include the: Chickadee, (AMAZING!) Atlantic Sturgeon, Fiddlehead Fern, Purple Violet, Balsam Fir, and Sugar Maple. “
While working on this, I daydreamed of the many moods of the river—-peachy pink in the sunrise, shrouded in a low mist, bright and beckoning, frozen still and covered in snow. I can’t wait for spring when the water rushes down from the high places and swells it again. It is truly a gift to live in such a place as this.
Below is an earlier iteration that I loved as well: