14 Ross Parkinson

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Soapstone Sculpture

Born in 1958, Ross became a full time sculptor at the age of 17. His love of nature and wildlife led him to create many wonderful sculptures in stone including a large bear that Pierre Trudeau gave to Princess Diana and Prince Charles on their wedding.
The Stone of choice for Ross is a Canadian Steatite or Soapstone. It is quarried in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, approximately 200 miles east of his studio. Each piece is a unique and hand-carved creation.