Airs weekend of December 2nd 2006
Texas Country Reporter
Bettye will be featured in
an episode of Texas Country Reporter in the late fall of 2006. Ryan Britt and
Dan Stricklin shot footage at the Benini Sculpture Ranch, in the studio as
Bettye fabricated Marathon, and the installation at Flat Creek Road and Highway
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Student majoring in Environmental Design at Texas A&M University
Shown above. Click for larger images.
rode on a 16 foot flat bed trailer from the studio in West Texas to the
Johnson City installation site. A group of friends and a film crew from
The Texas Country Reporter welcomed him to his new home at the corner of
Highway 290 and Flat Creek Road just outside Johnson City. The Preserve
at Walnut Springs, in conjunction with The Benini Sculpture Ranch, had
prepared a four foot earthen base to ensure that travelers would be able
to fully appreciate the sculpture. A crane carefully lifted Marathon
from the trailer to a concrete pad on the top of the mound.