A Fish Story - Sea Center Texas - Lake Jackson, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven
N 29° 01.050 W 095° 26.744
15R E 261787 N 3212391
Quick Description: Located in front of the Sea Center Texas visitor center in Lake Jackson, TX, "A Fish Story" is a life-size bronze statue of a boy scout and his unit leader talking about his recent catch.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2015 8:24:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMPCMX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 4

Long Description:
A life-size bronze sculpture of a boy scout with a recently caught fish relating his fishing experience with his unit leader is located at the entrance of the Sea Center Texas visitor center in Lake Jackson, TX. Engraved on the sculpture's based are the title, with the following on other side:

"Erik Kaposta 1996
Bob Wilson Art Foundry"

Erik Kaposta is a Houston, Texas based artist known for his portraiture, figurative, wildlife, and architectural work. Some of his most famous pieces include include:
* “Jacque”, the French Market Butcher and the entrance of the French Market in New Orleans;
* “Forging the Future”, a monumental sized blacksmith in the front of the Houston Astro’s home, Minute Maid Field;
* Two monumental bronzes in the sculptural garden at Reliant Park, Houston, Texas;
* The city of Richardson, Texas Civic Center Fountain bronze centerpiece; and
* Architectural work on the “Bellagio” in Las Vegas.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: A Fish Story

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Erik Kaposta

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1996

Materials used: Bronze

Location: By the front entrance to the Sea Center Texas visitor center

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