The Banshee, a custom art piece

Posted:  Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:15am

In July, 2017, Coastal Mountain Land Trust donated nearly a hundred slabs of ragged wood to Midcoast Maine artists for them to fashion an art piece from it. (Read more details about that here.) My husband, Justin and I collaborated on this sculpture, a suspended fairy dress, calling it The Banshee.

This art piece is named for the Irish fairy who has grown solitary with sorrow. She shows up at the moment of death and wails out her grief. Some say she is really a ghost, wronged by the ancestor of the dying.

Read more about the back story of this piece and how it was created exclusively for Coastal Mountain Land Trust’s campaign to preserve 1,400 acres on Ragged Mountain.

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