Thursday, March 18, 2010


This week, we've got owls. What is it that makes owls so wonderful? Is it their big eyes, their beautiful feathers, their mysterious nocturnal ways?

By Kathleen Lolley

by Madeline von Foerster

by Ann Wood

Owl Fan
at the Peabody Essex Museum

The Greek goddess Athena had the wise owl as one of her symbols. This ancient Greek coin shows Athena's owl:

Automaton Owl Machine

The Enamored Owl
by Alberto Cerriteno

This next project is one that was made by multiple artists over time. I'm not showing you the whole owl tree, but if you follow the links you can see it. There were owl trees in other locations as well.
Owl Tree Wall in Capitol Hill, Seattle
Collaborative Public Art project

Threadless Owl tees collected by SpiffyOwl.
Teacher Tony Dusko made an adorable video about owls for his students.
Needle felted owlet by Victor Dubrovsky
A heaping helping of owls, from alyssam88

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