Ox for All Seasons

This ox was purchased at The Year of the Ox gala.

Artist:   Ken McIndoe

Sponsor:   Morehouse Engineering

Artist's Design Statement

“Ox for All Seasons” was awarded Honorable Mention by our panel of Stampede Judges.  Congratulations!

Winning Gala Bid:  $5,500

The Ox, a worker, embodies qualities of strength, permanence and patience.

Humans have used oxen to plough fields and raise crops, to carry provisions and possibly to become food itself.

The Ox is an animal of all seasons enduring as all other animals through all seasons.

My painting on the Ox follows the cycle of seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter that flow one into another.  The Ox is accompanied by other animals and plants as appropriate to the design.

I painted with acrylic paints, Gamblin and Utrecht brands and applied the Golden’s mineral spirit acrylic varnish.

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Current Grazing Spot

28 East Broad Street, Hopewell

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