Girl Feeding Three Squirrels

Medium:

Bronze

Dimensions:

2.5' x 2' x 3.5' (squirrels: 14" x 4.5" and 8" x 4")

Date Installed:

1979

Art Located at:

In Memory of:

Louise Wells Kasian, Library Director (1968–1978)

Artist:

Dorothy Hobbs Boehm (1923–2002)

Artist Biography:

Dorothy Hobbs Boehm is the daughter of architect-artist Morris Henry Hobbs. She is a native of Toledo, Ohio, and grew up in Highland Park. Her first art projects were clay modeling, wood/stone/soap carving, linoleum blocks, and painting. Prior to her art career, she attended two Midwest universities and worked as a flight attendant. She and a friend opened The Clay Pigeon, a ceramics studio, in 1967. Boehm taught art classes for the Deer Path Art League.

Art Description:

Through email correspondence in September 2000, Mrs. Boehm explained, "The sculpture for me represents the interests of a woman who devoted her life to bringing awareness to others, especially children, through books and the study of our world of nature.”