by Christy Stallop, Council District 10
Metal armature, polystyrene, recycled bicycle tires, Super Sculpey, acrylic paint, 2019
Courtesy of the Artist
Wearing a luchador mask used by wrestlers in Mexico, this grackle is quirky, whimsical, energetic, and weird, like Austin itself. Ganador, or "Winner" in Spanish, is made up of recycled bicycle tires paying homage to Austin's environmental awareness.