“A Wiggle In Its Walk”


Wegerzyn Gardens in Dayton, OH is the home of “A Wiggle In Its Walk”, an interactive sculpture made of three and a half truckloads of willow saplings by artist Patrick Dougherty, one of over 200 similar installations by the artist around the world.


closer052613The structure, 191 feet long and 19 feet high and built by 156 volunteers in three weeks in 2011 is made of willow saplings harvested from another Five Rivers Metro Park where the trees were invading a lake.


The sculpture has been called a slithering serpent and invites visitors to walk in and through the structure to explore all of its unique features.


Dougherty has been using tree saplings as construction material since the late 1970’s. See more of his work at http://www.stickwork.net/bio/

If you have not seen “A Wiggle In It’s Walk” hurry to Wegerzyn Gardens because it will be dismantled in December 2013.

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2 Responses to “A Wiggle In Its Walk”

  1. Laura McManamon says:

    Thanks for the tip. Grandchildren and I will visit this week.

  2. watkinsloa@aol.com says:

    We have been there and took our friends. Neat exhibit. Good pictures !


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