City selects 150th anniversary art

Hands of Time, was selected by a jury to commemorate the city’s 150th anniversary

Kelowna-based artist Crystal Przybille shows off the maquette (model) she used for her winning submission to the City of Victoria’s national

Twelve sculptures, 12 pairs of hands at work.

The series, called Hands of Time, was selected by a jury to commemorate the city’s 150th anniversary.

Each sculpture tells a story of a different culture, gender and age, including hands carving a canoe paddle, tying a rope to a mooring ring, performing with a Chinese fan, raising a tea cup and holding a mirror.

The artist is Kelowna based Crystal Przybille. She was one of 80 applicants. Her works will be installed, at locations to be determined, in the fall. The budget for the artwork is $100,000.

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