<div style="float: right;"><a href="/wild-rhinos/webform/taronga-wild-rhinos-auction">[nodepicker==image==11277==content-image==image-inline==no-lightbox====no-caption] </a></div><h2>Artist</h2><p style="font-weight: normal;">Marty Routledge</p><h2>Title</h2><p>Heavy Weight</p><h2>Proudly Sponsored By:</h2><p>[nodepicker==link==node/11055==Sponsor%20%3A%20Universal%20McCann==Universal%20McCann] </p><h2>Rhino Sculpture Location:</h2><p>Farrer Place&nbsp;(outside Governor Macquarie Tower)</p><h2>Rhino Inspiration</h2><p>Marty’s inspiration for this piece was representing the evolution of the various tribes and sub-tribes of the Rhinoceros.</p><h2>Artist statement</h2><p>Marty's and THE HOURS interests lie in showcasing work developed by people from art-forms that are often learnt outside the institution, these include; tattooists, graffiti writers, street artists, sign writers, Skateboarders, Surfers, Designers, and Typographers.<br><br>In 2009 Marty conceptualized a 4 stop national tour named "Go Font Ur Self*", showcasing studies on lettering. The Program boasts 2 years, featuring 84 local &amp; international artists, 17 exhibitions over 2 years across 4 capital cities, over 9,000 people in attendance and 2 books.<br><br>In August 2010 Marty created "Lo-Fi Collective", a weekly showcase of local and international artists located in a large attic warehouse space in the centre of Taylor Square, Sydney. Since August 2010 Marty has programmed, installed and promoted over 60 exhibits for the space. Marty also recently started a second gallery called "The Tate" in Glebe, a more polished exhibition space with rent free studio workspaces for resident artists.<br><br>Over the last 5 years Marty has worked as a senior level art director for Peer Group Media and Riversdale Group, working on various projects including The Standard, The Projects, Motorola, Bacardi Express, Toohey's Extra Dry, Uncharted &amp; The Lab, and festival brand activations across Parklife, Field Day, Big Day Out and Splendour In The Grass.<br><br>Marty is now focusing on curating and developing various indoor and outdoor art projects for THE HOURS and continuing to develop his own artwork studies on lettering and sign painting.</p><h2><strong>Sculpture Details</strong></h2><p><strong>Type :&nbsp;</strong>Large (adult)</p><p><strong>Measurements</strong> : 1340mm (h) x 2250mm (l) x 800mm (w)</p><p><strong>Weight </strong>: Approximately 60Kg</p>