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“Fountain of the Rain Forest”

at the Emerald Villas affordable senior housing community

Updated September 17, 2014

Fountain of the Rain Forest

“Fountain of the Rain Forest,” an intricate bronze sculpture and fountain depicting exotic wildlife, has been installed at the entrance to the Emerald Villas affordable senior housing community. The piece can be seen on the west side of Carmenita Road, south of Coyote Creek.

Crafted in Colorado by artist Sandy Scott, the sculpture features three wild birds balanced on top of a tangle of rain forest vines. “My goal was to create stimulating textures,” Scott says.

Trained at the Kansas City Art Institute, Scott is on the teaching staff at the prestigious Scottsdale Artists' School in Arizona, the Loveland Academy of Fine Art in Colorado and the Fechin Institute in New Mexico.

Her many awards include a Gold Medal for Sculpture from the National Academy of Western Art, as well as honors from New York's National Academy of Design, Allied Artists and the American Artist's Professional League.

Her clientele includes former President Gerald Ford, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathie Lee Gifford and many universities, hotels and museums across the country.

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