Parade upon this eagle art bike Mardi Gras float built by the Krewe of Kolossos.
Parade upon this eagle art bike Mardi Gras float built by the Krewe of Kolossos. Artist Shannon Atwater rides Eagle art bike in the Krewe of Muses parade. Photo by Paul Broussard.
Parade upon this eagle art bike Mardi Gras float built by the Krewe of Kolossos. Artist Katrina Brees poses with Eagle tricycle before the annual Krewe of Kolossos July 4th Bayou Boat Parade.
Parade upon this eagle art bike Mardi Gras float built by the Krewe of Kolossos. America the Eagle waits for her chance to please the crowds in the Krewe of Muses Parade. Photo by Amy Scott.

Eagle

Species: Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) 

Debut: Carnival, 2014

Art Bike Biography: America, our eagle tricycle was inspired by the Krewe of Kolossos’ annual July 4th parade.  A celebration of the birth of America and the principles of Kolossos.  Each year, the Krewe of Kolossos celebrates its coronation of their new king and queen along the banks of Bayou St John.  The event welcomes all to paddle around the majestic Bayou St. John with decorated boats and patriotic costumes.  Several local artists assisted in elevating this sculpture to new creative levels including painter/sculptor and Green Eyed Gator Gallery owner, Shannon Atwater with impressive lighting effects by local film maker  Allison Hilder.

America was constructed using repurposed building supplies including foam and papier mache.

Book for a parade, film production or event: Contact Katrina Brees 504.905.2830 info@kolossos.org


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