Bird of East Lothian
Artist: Kenny Munro
Location: Middlemass Rd
Birds of East Lothian, a group of six bronze commissioned by George Wimpey (East Lothian) builders. The study was the inspiration of Dunbar Primary School Children under the artistic guidance of East Lothian sculptor Kenny Munro. The group celebrates the many species of birds in their habitat and the creative skills of children. All the works are cast in bronze resting on stone pedestals.Unveiled in November 2003 .
Among the figures are a dove and a buzzard created by Munro. He studied at Edinburgh College of Art (1972- 1977) and the Royal College of Art (1979-1980). For over 20 Years, Munro has worked as a sculptor and educator. His works include bronzes in Fife Coastal Pathway (2003), 9 sculptures for Clydeview Park, Renfrew (2005) and Song of the Rickshaw (2006) for Cockenzie Harbour Development. Kenny Munro lives in Ormiston, East Lothian.
Middemass Road is next to lochend woods, amongst the many ruins you will also find a pump track, great place to take the kids on their bikes for some outdoor fun.