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Jackie Kay

Photo: © the artist. Photo credit: Gordon Baird / Art UK

Sculptor: Michael Snowdon (b.1931); Letter-cutter: Vincent Butler (1933-2017)

Founder: Powderhall Bronze

Materials: Bronze bust on Crosland Hill sandstone

Unveiled: 1 July 2004

Jackie Kay

Jackie Kay (b. 1961), writer of plays, short stories and poet. This portrait bust, on Crosland Hill sandstone pillar, forms part of a group of 12  Scottish poets, which are placed at intervals along the Lochside walkway. For further details see Ray McKenzie, Public Sculpture of Edinburgh, vol.1, LUP 2018, pp. 398-400.

Location: Lochside Walkway, Edinburgh Park, South Gyle, Edinburgh.