Fleming Park Bird Totem
Title: Fleming Park Bird Totem
Artist: Fletcher Mackey
Location: Fleming Park
The Friends of Fleming Park donated this wooden sculpture to the City of Houston in 1991. It was inspired by Native American totem poles from the Pacific Northwest, and incorporates a birdhouse.
Fletcher Mackey is a native Houstonian born in 1950. He received a Masters in Fine Art degree from California Institute of the Arts and works as a professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He has taught at Texas Southern University and Rice University, and is well-known in Houston for having been the Cultural Program Director at Project Row Houses.
Art In Parks is Funded by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance