The Lost Bird Project
March 20, 2015-March 20, 2016
Following installations in Washington, DC, Illinois, California, Pennsylvania and Wyoming,The Lost Bird Project will exhibit at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on the museum grounds. The bronze memorials are in response to extinct birds from Northern America. So far, subjects include the Passenger Pigeon, the Carolina Parakeet, the Labrador Duck, the Great Auk, and the Heath Hen.
The artist, Todd McCain, has been a sculptor for over 25 years and has focused on the Lost Bird Project for the past 10 years. He is a recipient of the Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship and has permanent sculpture installations in the United States and abroad.
See part of the installation process and hear remarks from Todd McGrain.