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Let your imagination run free! Georgia Gerber's giant rabbit and a boy reading a book promote reading in the most positive way. The figurative sculpture is at once captivating and perplexing, demanding an imaginative resolution to make sense of the scene. Is the boy lost in his book and the giant rabbit is his imagination?
Artist: Georgia Gerber
Georgia Gerber’s work defines many Northwest public spaces with her expressive and distinct artistic vision. Gerber works and lives on rural Whidbey Island, where she primarily sculpts bronze life size animal and human figures with a sense of delight and whimsy. The artist typically works on two or three public installations at a time, bringing forth the essence of the subject using lost wax traditional casting technique.
– Georgia Gerber created Rachel the Piggy Bank, the unofficial mascot of Pike Place Market.
– She is also the artist of Stan, a bronze dog sculpture for the off-leash area at Luther Burbank Park on Mercer Island.
Permanently installed at the entrance of the Mercer Island library
Large bronze bunny lying on its stomach with a boy leaning against it, reading a book.