Bronze sculpture details
Massey's owl is carved with clear human features. In this way, the wisdom that is attributed to this nocturnal bird, becomes an attribute of an old wise lady.
Edition in bronze, cast using the lost wax technique, chased and patinated by hand.
Fidelma Massey studied at School of Art, Dun Laoghaire majoring in Fine Art / Sculpture (Stonecarving, Claymodelling, Drawing and Ceramics). She engaged in commercial ceramics until 1986; after which time she returned to her original interest in pure sculpture, working in bronze, stone and ceramics.