Monday, June 4, 2012
Schaumburg [ Awaking Muse - by Don Lawler and Meg White]
By Don Lawler and Meg White
Installed June 2006
Location: Prairie Center for Arts, Schaumburg.
This sculpture depicts a female figure stirring from her slumber beneath the earth. Carved from Indiana limestone, the sculpture excites imagination and brings inspiration to it's viewers. The "Awaking Muse" references the muses of Greek mythology. The Greek muses were goddess sisters who inspired mortals with great thoughts in the arts and sciences.