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Red Dragon by Ping Tsing

Red Dragon by Ping Tsing
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Artwork DescriptionMythical Chinese dragon. Foam sculpting done by 3D Custom Foam.
Artwork StatementLAPD Landscape Architects Inc. approached John Mallory of 3D Custom Foam Inc. in Burnaby about constructing a dragon sculpture as part of the design for the corner of Pandora Avenue and Government Street. LAPD Landscape Architects Inc. had the concept and dimensions in mind and at a meeting with John, one of his designers (Ping Tsing) quickly drew up a pencil sketch of our idea, which was approved; the client comissioned 3D Foam to construct it. It was hand carved by Ping Tsing from high density foam. - Bev Windjack, LAPD Landscape Architects Inc. 2B - 495 Dupplin Road, Victoria BC V8Z 1B8 250 598-0105

About Ping Tsing

Artist BioPing Tsing is a designer with 3D Custom Foam Inc. in Burnaby who sketched the concept drawing for the dragon.
Artist ResumeDesigner with 3D Foam Inc in Burnaby, BC.


Artwork TypeSculpture
MediumHigh-density foam core covered with epoxy resin
Unveiled dateMarch, 2006
Dimensions8' x 6'
Reference #3805
SiteGovernment Street and Pandora Avenue
Art CategoryPrivately Held Public Art
Selection ProcessPrivate: Rezoning Amenity
Municipality/NeighbourhoodVictoria: Downtown



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