A life-sized sculpture of hockey players now adorns the outside of the Arena Auditorium.

Nakusp’s public art collection increases by one

The Kate Tupper original was a collaboration between the Arrow Lakes Arts Council, Tupper, and the Village

TRISHA SHANKS

Arrow Lakes News

The Kate Tupper original was a collaboration between the Arrow Lakes Arts Council, Tupper, and the Village. It features an adult hockey player, a child and three other figures, which could be seen as spectators, a ref, or even a coach. Professional welder Tupper was pleased to provide another installment of public art saying that even though it’s not her regular style, she has received a lot of great feedback about the work.

“It brought art to an audience that usually doesn’t normally think about it,” she explained. “People who really love hockey were actually quite emotional about it and that was pretty neat to hear.”

 

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