Big blue Bunny wins national sculpture competition in North Charleston, can be seen in Riverfront Park

Cousins Cole Nelson, 3, and Grayson Urban, 4, run around Bunny, a steel sculpture by Jeff Brewer of Nacogdoches, TX,that won Best in Show in the 8th annual National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition on display at Riverfront Park Friday, May 16, 2013 in North Charleston. (Paul Zoeller/ Buy this photo

The judging has been completed in a national sculpture competition that’s been described as edgy and inspirational by visitors to North Charleston’s Riverfront Park.

The winner: Bunny, a large blue steel sculpture of a stylized rabbit head.

“I am very humbled and honored to be chosen,” said Texas artist Jeffie Brewer. “Riverfront Park is a wonderful space and it is a pleasure to see Bunny in that environment among so many other great sculptures.”

Bunny and the eight other entries in the juried competition will remain on display in the park through March 2014.

The competition is in its eighth year and is help in conjunction with the North Charleston Arts Festival, help May 4-11. Photos of the sculptures from last year’s competition can be seen on the festival website.

Reach David Slade at 937-5552 or Twitter @DSladeNews.

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