Artist: Helen Journeay
Medium: Bronze (sculpture), Brick (pedestal)
Location: Hermann Park
Located inside the entrance to the Houston Garden Center building, Dawn is a bronze statue of a nude woman and a fawn on a brick pedestal. It is the work of Helen Journeay.
Born in 1893, Ms. Journeay was an acclaimed American sculptor in the 1930’s, and other copies of Dawn have been displayed in prominent showings and sculpture gardens around the country. She attended Barnard College and the Maryland Institute, and served on the faculty of the latter. She died of cancer in 1942.
Art In Parks is Funded by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance