What a Hoot!

This winged night-timer is caught snoozing … but hoooo cares?  Created by Exuma Exulien.

We think of owls when fall nips the air, but they are birds for all seasons. Owls are emblematic of a deep connection with wisdom and intuitive knowledge. They appear to be all-knowing and, at the same time, unknowable.

In Haitian Oil Drum art, the designs are chalked out on flattened steel oil drums and then cut out with a mallet and chisel. Characteristics of these metal sculptures include areas that are concave or convex, intricate patterns are created by hammering in "bumps" of different heights.