[nodepicker==image==11252==content-image==image-right==no-lightbox====no-caption] <p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Artist</h2><p style="font-weight: normal;">Kylie Bowles</p><h2>Title</h2><p>Raging Rhino</p><h2>Proudly Sponsored By</h2><p style="font-weight: normal;"><a href="http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/" target="_blank">Dubbo City Council</a></p><h2>Rhino Sculpture Location</h2><p>Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden - Elizabeth Park<br><span style="line-height: 1.286em;">Windsor Parade, Dubbo NSW</span></p><h2>Rhino Inspiration</h2><p>Rhinos are on the verge of extinction, with hundreds killed each year for their horns. This piece is symbolic of the pain, anguish and disease I feel towards the poaching of rhinos. Symbolically bound in chains both in the wild and in captivity, humans are the solution to their survival.</p><h2>Artist statement</h2><p>Kylie Bowles is an emerging artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and an Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts.<br><br>In 2011, she won first prize for class 10: Rural Subject at the Royal Easter Show, and the Hidden Newington Armoury Award. She has also won the Sydney Olympic Park Residency in 2010 and 2011. In 2009 Kylie won the acquisitive Hornsby Art Prize, and she has works acquired by the NSI TAFE collection and Westmead Hospital.<br><br>Kylie has also exhibited at Sculpture in the Tulips, Sculpture in the Vineyards, Gallery 14, Tap Gallery, Hardware Gallery, Watch House Gallery, Rookwood Cemetery, the Royal Easter Show, Westmead Hospital and the See Street Gallery.</p>