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July 30, 2022

Sculpture Name: The Earth is What We All Have in Common  Artist Name: Laura Henderson  Location: Shandwick Place  Sponsor Name: Handelsbanken  The Earth is What We All Have in Common is a quote from the writer and environmen.... READ MORE

July 29, 2022

Sculpture Name: Edinburgh at Night  Artist Name: Megan Hicklin  Location: George Street (ESPC corner)  Sponsor Name: ESPC  Designed by Megan Hicklin, Edinburgh at Night features a golden Edinburgh skyline that includes iconi.... READ MORE

July 28, 2022

Sculpture Name: Tammie Norie  Artist Name: Tori From Harbour Lane  Location: South Queensferry  Sponsor Name: The Little Parlour   A giraffe masquerading as a puffin? Meet Tammie Norie. What’s not to love! Tori from Harbo.... READ MORE

July 27, 2022

Sculpture Name: The Giraffe of the Water of Leith  Artist Name: Melanie Grandidge  Location: Castle Street  Sponsor Name: Cala Homes  The Giraffe of the Water of Leith was designed by Melanie Grandidge and inspired by workin.... READ MORE

July 26, 2022

Sculpture Name: Super Giraffe Artist Name: Pamela McMahon Location: Dynamic Earth Sponsor Name: Merchiston Castle School Pamela McMahon’s design presents a superhero for Edinburgh who happens to be a giraffe... Amusing and eye-catchin.... READ MORE

July 24, 2022

Sculpture Name: Kaleidoscope Giraffe Artist Name: Jim Tripney with Deans Adult & Children Art Club Location: Charlotte Square Sponsor Name: Ashwood Scotland Ltd Just like the patterns created by a kaleidoscope, this giraffe is a glo.... READ MORE

July 23, 2022

Sculpture Name: Giraffa Botanica Artist Name: Samantha Dolan Location: Bruntsfield Links Sponsor Name: S. Luca Dairy Ice Cream This design is a botanical filled pattern that interconnects and grows around the giraffe like vines up a.... READ MORE

July 22, 2022

Sculpture Name: Nessy Artist Name: Megan Heather Smith-Evans Location: The Shore Sponsor Name: Ocean Terminal When tattoo artist Megan Heather Smith-Evan heard of Giraffe About Town, there was one thing that sprung straight to.... READ MORE

July 20, 2022

Sculpture Name: Paolozzi Pop Artist Name: Victoria J Patton Location: St Mary's Cathedral Sponsor Name: John Lewis & Partners This design is inspired by the work of artist, and son of Edinburgh, Eduardo Paolozzi. Victoria J Patton.... READ MORE

July 19, 2022

Sculpture Name: You're Having a Giraffe Artist Name: Reilly Creative Location: The Gyle Sponsor Name: Printwell Colour Printers You’re Having a Giraffe couldn’t be a more fitting theme for the City of Edinburgh, home to the Fringe, .... READ MORE

July 18, 2022

Sculpture Name: Head in the Clouds  Artist Name: Lizzie Seymour  Location: Fountain Park  Sponsor Name: Fountain Park  Head in the Clouds is a fantasy world of cosy treehouses, sky-ship adventures and space exploration, inhabited by.... READ MORE

July 14, 2022

Sculpture Name: The Penguin Parade Artist Name: Emily-Rose Cripps Location: Morningside Clock Sponsor Name: Expert Sleepers Ltd Inspired by Edinburgh Zoo’s famous penguin parade, The Penguin Parade aims to delight and inspire the view.... READ MORE
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