Sandra Russell is a painter, illustrator and storyboard artist, working digitally for London advertising agencies and traditionally painting commissions and sculptures for Cambridge, St Andrews, Edinburgh and London.

Fragile‚Äôs inspiration came from the opposite characteristics of the strength of the ox and the fragility of seeing it as a porcelain statue. It also recalls the expression of ‘a bull in a china shop’ referring to being heavy-handed in a delicate situation.


After the trail ends, most of the life-sized oxen (and a selection of mini oxen) will be sold at a hoof-biting live auction to raise crucial funds for Sobell House Hospice.

The lucky new owners will then take their moo-gnificent ox to its forever home.

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