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Butler man's 'Moose' receives fifth place in prestigious contest

| Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009

"Moose," a life-size sculpture of a moose made by Bill Secunda of Butler entirely out of 1,200 pounds of welded steel nails, received fifth place in the ArtPrize.

Organizers announced the winner of the new art competition earlier today in Grand Rapids, Mich.

The competition carries a top prize of $250,000, a second-place prize of $100,000 and a third-place prize of $50,000.

Works will remain on display until Saturday at indoor and outdoor venues throughout the city's downtown.

Among the places that Secunda's work has been displayed are the Carnegie Science Center on Pittsburgh's North Shore and Walt Disney World's Epcot in Orlando, Fla.

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