.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

'Canyon Watch' dedication held at North Mesa

-A A +A
By Jennifer Garcia

The roundabout at North Mesa got a new inhabitant on July 31. And the bronze cougar sculpture, entitled

“Canyon Watch,” was installed with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the roundabout on Thursday.

A handful of people were present, which included Dick McIntyre and Randy Lucero from the Parks Division; County Councilors Frances Berting, Nona Bowman and Robert Gibson; Nancy Talley of the Transportation Division; Arts in Public Places Staff Liaison Stephani Johnson; Los Alamos resident Paula Barclay; Abigail von Schlegell from the Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe; artist Kent Ullberg; John Hoffman, Chair of the Arts in Public Places Board, and members of the media, as well as others.

According to a press release, the Art in Public Places Board members chose the sculpture after numerous visits to local galleries and many hours spent reviewing a range of artwork by several sculptors.

They finally decided on "Canyon Watch." Ullberg says the piece “captures the brilliance and power of a large male cougar overlooking his domain.”

He feels cats are the most supple of animals and lend themselves to interesting sculptural poses that spark the essence of his artistic inspiration, “working with beautiful abstract shapes of nature.”


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:



Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

The Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday