Meditating Bear

This sculpture was created and appeared in the exhibition Totoro Forest Project .
Over one hundred artists from all around the word pay tribute to Hayao Miyazaki and his work,creating original artwork to be auctioned off in a benefit for the Totoro no Furusato Fund,the Japanese organization that is leading effort to protect the Sayama Forest from development.
The exhibition was held at Pixar Animation Studio in Emeryville,California in 2008.

Meditating Bear
2008 Bronze 16″ x 8″ x 8″ Edition 1 of 5.