Ursus Iris by Heather L. Martin
2018 Cairo Bear #5
Sponsored by: Living Structures Hal Zucker Realty Inc.
Description: Ursus Iris is inspired by Iris flowers, which my grandmother grew and moonlight, by which I often enjoyed them. This bear will be rendered in acrylic paint with use of metallics.
About the Artist: I have designed and painted well over a dozen fiberglass animals for area street art festivals starting with Horses Saratoga Style in 2007. Some projects I have worked on include Cat’n Around Catskill, What a Hoot, Rockin Around Saugerties, Hudson’s Best in Show, Cairo’s Bears n’ Butterflies, Rip Lives, etc. I am the proprietor of Martin Arts, an art and advertising agency providing a full range of graphic design and marketing services. I am a multi-media artist, jewelry maker, sculptor and writer. I have exhibited work throughout the area and beyond. I currently have wearable sculpture works in the Kaaterskill Fine Arts and Crafts Gallery in Hunter, NY. I have published written works under the name H.L. Martin, such as my novel The Patriot Vampire.