|Ijams symbol, the great blue heron, cut into 1/2 inch steel, now greets visitors to the park. |
The sculpture is on loan but we hope it finds a permanent home here.
Clean-cut, as though he used an X-Acto knife on construction paper.
But, no! It's far more substantial. The metal sculpture of artist Derek White was featured at last weekend's Symphony in the Park at Ijams. His work captures the delicate, flowing lines of nature in a remarkable medium: sheets of steel. A feather that will last a millennium. White creates and sells a variety of products. He can be found at the Farmer's Market every Saturday on Market Square in downtown Knoxville.
- Story, photos Stephen Lyn Bales, Jennifer Roder.