’96, left, and Kevin Serwacki ’96 work on one
of nine animals they prepared for Rochester’s Animal
96 and Chris Pallace 96
(both illustration) took on three eagles, one penguin, one polar
bear, one kangaroo, one ape, one fish and a bigger-than-life elephant
for Rochesters latest community art project, Animal Scramble.
Chris and I
went to corporations and they sponsored us to decorate and design
specific animals, says Serwacki. We came up with
some unusual designs that required a lot of fiberglass alterations.
For two months, we worked on this 12 hours a day, seven days a
Their designs reveal
a sense of humor: a fish called M. Braceable wears orthodontic
braces; a green ape raises a torch as the Statue of Liberty; a
bartending polar bear sports a tuxedo; a penguin masquerades as
Animal Scramble is
sponsored by ESL Federal Credit Union as a fund-raiser for local
charities. The animals are on display throughout the community
until October, when they will be sold at auction.