Archive for the ‘Bunny Art’ Category
In celebration of the upcoming Year of the Rabbit, Canada Post is launching a beautiful new stamp January 7, 2011. The design, which emulates a Chinese embroidery style, features the front part of a rabbit hopping behind the feet of another. When the stamps are side by side, they line up so the rabbits “chase” each other in the chain.
For more info: Canada Post
If you use a microscope, you can just barely make out a rabbit eating a carrot in a resin figurine created by Taiwanese artist Chen Forng-shean. The sculpture, made in honor of the upcoming Chinese Year of the Rabbit, is .02 inch long and sits atop an eye of a needle. It’s 1/20th the size of an average grain of rice. It’s also delicately painted.
When Chen Forng-shean isn’t creating teeny tiny sculptures, he works at Taiwan’s Central Engraving and Printing Plant as a money printing plate designer.
For more info about the miniature rabbit sculpture, see: NTD Television.
To see more of Chen Forng-shean’s work, see: International Exhibition of Calligraphy.
If you haven’t found a gift yet for the rabbit lover in your family or circle of friends, below are a few unique, handmade, rabbit-themed gift ideas!
“Tails” Baby Spoons ~ $23 each
Handcrafted pewter baby spoons with different animals. The back of each spoon shows the tail of the animal.
By Beehive Kitchenware at Sawbridge Studios
Porthos by Eileen Crowley, 9×11 in., Acrylic
For those of you in the Bay Area in September, venture down to the bunny art show being held at the East Bay Rabbit Rescue (4651 Gleason Drive, Dublin). Bay Area artists have created portraits of adoptable rabbits, and proceeds from the art show benefit the local rescues.
Update: The Bunny Art Show/Adoption Event was a huge success! According to Joan Wegner of the East Bay Rabbit Rescue, “We had a great event with 10 adoptions, 5 possible and sold LOTS of artwork.” (Thanks for the info, Joan!)
Nakisha of Blue Dog Rose is hosting a contest to win a set of 8 holiday cards she’s illustrated. She’s created three designs and needs help deciding which one to print. To win a set, all you have to do is leave a comment on her blog post and let her know which one you like best. All three designs are very cute.
Contest ends August 6.
“To Thine Own Self Be True” is the title of Park Ad-jong’s new solo show in South Korea. The show features sculptures of rabbits and eggs.
In an interview with the Korean Times, Park describes her choice of rabbits as a subject,
When people talk about bunnies, they think of rebirth. Bunnies make a lot of babies, so it’s about new beginnings. For me, bunnies represent new life. And this is the same for me, it’s about starting over and rebirth.
The sculptures came out of a rough time for Park, who had legal problems and trust issues with coworkers.
The exhibit runs through December 31 at the Art Link Gallery in Seoul.
Read more at The Korean Times.