The Portrait's 'Name the Art' Contest

December, 2012

Can you name this happy fellow?
Location, Sculptor, Name of work?
Any, or one or all of these answers may see you become the winner of December's, Name the Artwork Contest

November Name the Artwork Contest

October 31, 2012


To Richard Campeau, of Golden, British Columbia who correctly identified this work of art, being found in the Arrivals section (see the escalator behind) of the Calgary Airport.

The subject is Sam Livingston, who is conceded to be Calgary's first citizen. The work was sculpted by Alan Henderson.  Please click here to visit his website.


  1. Your November name the Artwork is Wooden Eagle by Wes Seeley and hangs in the Comox Valley Airport.

  2. Thank you Denman
    I appreciate your entry, even though its a couple of weeks late.
    I posted the answer of the blog.
    Your participation is valued, even though it was a bit too late to wear the "Winner's Crown."
    Besides that..................its a first rate carving, isn't it?


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