Sebastopol, California: Giant Gopher

Sebastopol Hardware promotes its wares with a cartoon gopher fashioned from discards and junk parts -- rising from a clump of even more junk. It's the work of Sebastopol artist Patrick Amiot.

Sebastopol Hardware

660 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol, CA
Sebastopol Hardware, west side of Hwy 116/Gravenstein Hwy N. just past the Fiesta Shopping Center.
May be put away when business closed. (Virus outbreak may affect access to attraction. Call to verify.)
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Gopher statue.

Giant Gopher

A giant metal gopher statue (10 feet tall?) stands outside Sebastopol Hardware.

[Randy Vogel, 09/08/2011]

Judging by the signature, single bulging red eyeball, it's an urban sculptural work by Patrick Amiot.

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Amiot's Junk Art CharactersAmiot's Junk Art Characters, Sebastopol, CA - < 1 mi.
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