Artist: Bryan Hunt
Fall Lake Falls
How were you contacted to create this piece?
Anna Kate Hipp had a lot to do with my sculpture being there. She is a wonderful art enthusiast and an asset to your community.
What is the inspiration for this piece?
I have often used water as a subject in my sculpture because it can take many forms, and water is the element of which all life comes from. It [water] is spiritual. To me, the waterfall is the figure in the landscape. Falls Lake Fall is somewhat like a totem with a waterfall figure high above at the edge of the pool of a lake. All of this [is] exposed by taking away the earthy cradle [landscape].
What type of materials did you use to create this sculpture and what was the creation process like?
I created this sculpture out of plaster, then cast it into bronze. I poured the plaster with the form lying down to create a flow, and then I stand it up to carve and shape the forms. I repeated the process until I came to the finished sculpture.
How long did it take to create?
The whole process took about six months. There are two versions. The first version is in Tokyo, Japan, at a place called Shiroyama Hills Building Complex. Greenville has the second version.
What is your favorite part of the piece and why?
I like the whole thing, including the base with the water feature and the site, and of course, your beautiful and progressive town.
When was it completed?
The Greenville version was completed in 2004.
Located at the entrance of Falls Park, South Main Street, Greenville