The King of Spades is about 75 lbs and is built with mild steel and beach rocks. Starting in the 15th century, French manufacturers assigned to each of the court cards names taken from history or mythology. King David resides on the King of Spades card.
Heather Wall grew up in Calgary, Alberta. She attended the Alberta College of Art and Design studying Visual Communications and Painting. After graduating ACAD she started her own business working on a variety of graphic design and illustration projects while creating and occasionally showing her paintings in galleries around Calgary.In 2003 she was hired by Parks Canada as an Interpretive Designer working on many natural and historical sites in Western and Northern Canada.
In 2012 Heather moved to Powell River and studied Welding at the Vancouver Island University. New to sculpture Heather is exploring ideas to mix her design and illustration skills with her new welding training.