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Joe Fafard wolf sculpture finds home in Prince Albert, Sask.

It took five years to raise the $153,000 needed to purchase the 1,000 pound bronze wolf installed in front of the Mann Art Gallery on Monday.

It took 5 years to raise $153K needed to purchase the piece

The six foot tall sculpture was originally named Dempsey. (Mann Art Gallery)

A 1,000 pound bronze wolf has found a home in front of the Mann Art Gallery in Prince Albert, Sask. and now it is looking for a name.

The six feet tall sculpture, originally named Dempsey, was created by internationally acclaimed Saskatchewan artist Joe Fafard.

Jesse Campbell says it’s the first official and major Fafard sculpture in the region (Mann Art Gallery)

Director and curator of the gallery, Jesse Campbell, said it took five years to raise the $153,000 needed to purchase the outdoor piece.

It was installed on a flat stone west of the entrance on Monday.

The 1,000 pound wolf was installed Monday in Prince Albert, Sask. (Mann Art Gallery)

According to Campbell, it's the first official and major Fafard sculpture in the region.

An event to launch the sculpture will take place on May 27.     

The wolf sculpture was created by Saskatchewan artist Joe Fafard. (Mann Art Gallery)
   

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