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Year Created

2023

Year Acquired

2023

Keywords

Women

Surfaces

Wood panel

Cultures

Canadian

Medium

Acrylic

Art Forms

Public art

Do the Grackle Walk (Dawn Chorus)

by: Jean Rooney


This is the first panel in the "Dawn Chorus" artwork by Jean Rooney - Sinéad Ní Ruanaidh, commissioned by the Province of New Brunswick for Hanwell Park Academy as part of the Public Art Policy for New Brunswick.

Viewers are invited to "birdwatch" by investigating the work and try to identify the local songbird species by shapes, colours, markings and silhouettes. Images of the local songbird species are on the left. Click to increase the size of the image. Can YOU guess them all??



Highlight text below to reveal the answer:

This panel includes the: 1. Common Grackle, 2. Common Redpoll, 3. Common Yellowthroat, 4. Downy Woodpecker, 5. Evening Grosbeak and 6. Purple Finch. 

Small jean rooney Jean Rooney
Jean Rooney lives in French Lake in rural New Brunswick. She holds a degree in fine art from the National College of Art and Design, Ireland, and a master’s degree from Trinity College, University of Dublin. Rooney has fourteen years of art teaching experience. She is currently an instructor at New Brunswick College of Craft and Design.

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