The Great Black Hawk Tribute Statue
Collaboration with the City of Portland and key stakeholders include: Parks & Rec, Portland Public Arts Committee, Historic Preservation Board, Portland’s Parks Commission, Avian Haven and Maine Audubon.
Total project budget estimate is $29,000 (please see expense breakdown below)
Bronze replica GBLH statue: $16,000
Payable in 3 installments:
$5,600 - to begin design composition and clay maquette’s (miniature done to scale)
$5,600 – when actual sized modeling finished/approved; mold for original will now be created
$4,800 – when foundry work is finished all the way through patina
Mount & installation estimate: $12,000
Materials and design are still in the process and will be subcontracted with the artist in partnership with the City
Marketing & donor materials $1,000
In kind support:
Decal design (one of a kind decals of “GBLH Portland, ME”); given (only) to anyone supporting the project. $250
Web design to support launch and receive donations for the project. $450
Additional Info: Staff from both Avian Haven and Maine Audubon have volunteered to view the original clay model (prior to mold making and bronze casting) to determine accuracy in representation of the GBLH.