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[nodepicker==image==11252==content-image==image-right==no-lightbox====no-caption] <p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Artist</h2><p style="font-weight: normal;">Shannon Tee</p><h2>Title</h2><p>Handle With Care</p><h2>Proudly Sponsored By</h2><p><a href="http://www.qbe.com.au" target="_blank">QBE</a></p><h2>Rhino Sculpture Location</h2><p style="font-weight: normal;">The Star<br>80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009</p><h2>Rhino Inspiration</h2><p>My design is inspired by the delicateness of the rhino species, and a number of animals sharing the same vulnerability. I decided to represent this fragility in styling my rhino like a delicate piece of chinaware, creating a pattern that consists of animals and flora related to the origin of the rhino, depicted in the same manner as &nbsp;the artwork typically found on chinaware - teapots, teacups, etc.</p><h2>Artist statement</h2><p>Shannon is a qualified industrial designer having completed his BA in Industrial Design (with Honours) back in 2004, has since worked in the private consultant industry as well as the council (still current - City of Melbourne).</p><p>He has always enjoyed work where he can be creative and innovative and has recently rediscovered a passion for 'illustration, hoping to one day create and publish one or many childrens illustrated storybooks, in the not too distant future.</p>