The Lions Are Coming: Inaugural 'U.S. Tusk Lion Trail' To Unleash Pride Across East End - 27 East

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The Lions Are Coming: Inaugural ‘U.S. Tusk Lion Trail’ To Unleash Pride Across East End

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Paton Miller's lion in his Southampton studio and ready to roar.

Paton Miller's lion in his Southampton studio and ready to roar.

Paton Miller's completed lion sculpture in his Southampton studio.

Paton Miller's completed lion sculpture in his Southampton studio. ANNETTE HINKLE

Brady Forseth, CEO of the African Community & Conservation Foundation, with artist Paton Miller in his Southampton studio.

Brady Forseth, CEO of the African Community & Conservation Foundation, with artist Paton Miller in his Southampton studio. ANNETTE HINKLE

Brady Forseth, CEO of the African Community & Conservation Foundation, with artist Paton Miller and his artistic lion in his Southampton studio.

Brady Forseth, CEO of the African Community & Conservation Foundation, with artist Paton Miller and his artistic lion in his Southampton studio. ANNETTE HINKLE

Brady Forseth, CEO of the African Community & Conservation Foundation, with artist Paton Miller and his artistic lion in his Southampton studio.

Brady Forseth, CEO of the African Community & Conservation Foundation, with artist Paton Miller and his artistic lion in his Southampton studio. ANNETTE HINKLE

Artist Paton Miller and his artistic lion in his Southampton studio.

Artist Paton Miller and his artistic lion in his Southampton studio. ANNETTE HINKLE

Paton Miller's completed lion sculpture in his Southampton studio.

Paton Miller's completed lion sculpture in his Southampton studio. ANNETTE HINKLE

Paton Miller's lion in the artist's studio.

Paton Miller's lion in the artist's studio. PATON MILLER

Beth O’Donnell atop her lion sculpture.

Beth O’Donnell atop her lion sculpture. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

Beth O’Donnell works on her lion sculpture,

Beth O’Donnell works on her lion sculpture, "Goldilocks." COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

"Sinh" by Dan Rizzie. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

"Past Present Future" by Donna Karan and Xio Grossett. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

Elizabeth Jordan works on her lion sculpture,

Elizabeth Jordan works on her lion sculpture, "Aslan." COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

"Aslan" by Elizabeth Jordan. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

"Aslan" by Elizabeth Jordan. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

"Aslan" by Elizabeth Jordan. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

Jeremy Penn works on his lion sculpture,

Jeremy Penn works on his lion sculpture, "Kitten Face." COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

Jeremy Penn with his lion sculpture.

Jeremy Penn with his lion sculpture. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

A detail from

A detail from "IAMWILD" by Roberto Dutesco. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

William Quigley with his lion sculpture.

William Quigley with his lion sculpture. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

Deborra-Lee Furness

Deborra-Lee Furness COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

John Banovich with his lion sculpture,

John Banovich with his lion sculpture, "King of Beasts." COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

John Banovich works on his lion sculpture,

John Banovich works on his lion sculpture, "King of Beasts." COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

John Banovich works on his lion sculpture,

John Banovich works on his lion sculpture, "King of Beasts." COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

John Banovich works on his lion sculpture,

John Banovich works on his lion sculpture, "King of Beasts." COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

A detail from

A detail from "Serengeti" by Kevin McEvoy. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

A detail from

A detail from "Serengeti" by Kevin McEvoy. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

LUVELLI with his lion sculpture,

LUVELLI with his lion sculpture, "His Majesty." COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

"His Majesty" by LUVELLI. COURTESY AFRICAN COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

authorMichelle Trauring on Aug 3, 2021
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