Falling Water, 1972
Jack Zajac (1929- )
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Zajac, born in Ohio in 1929, began his career as an abstract expressionist, then began making animal sculptures in clay. He next began exploring images of falling water, wings, and swans, carved in stone, perhaps inspired by living in Santa Cruz, CA. The Falling Water series comes in single columns as seen here, and in multiples as seen at 9346 Civic Center Drive. One of his white stone swans can be seen at 433 N. Camden.
Did you know: Among Zajac's earliest exhibited sculpture was a series of sacrificial animals - goats and lambs sprawled over a stake or bound on their backsides.