Valor Bear

Artist: Gary Keenan

Title:  Valor Bear

Date:  2012


Medium:  wood

Description: Large figure of a bear. On February 22, 1946, forty-one trees were planted as a living memorial to UCA’s fallen World War II alumni. Carved from one of those ailing trees in May 2012, the Black Bear stands in remembrance to those men and women.

Location:  Wingo Hall, near main entrance.

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