The key to the heart of Mt Torrens and Birdhouse

Mt Torrens

The Artist


Canan is highly commended and sought after as a sculptor for her public works in stone. She has had an outstanding career as a teacher following formal study in art and sculpture. She has a doctorate from The Institute of Fine Arts at the Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey where she specialised in studies of the shaping of stone in 20th-century sculpture. Currently she is Professor of Fine Art at Ordu University, Turkey. 

"I like to underline tiny details in our life. They connote small objects we unconsciously overlook, and to which we attribute little meaning, ignoring the big messages they carry... like the key... “ 

COMMISSIONED 2014 BY The Mt Torrens and District Community Association.

SUPPORTED BY Thyne Reid foundation, Michael and Caroline Crawford, Skye McGregor, Simon and Brooke Yates. 

MAJOR DONORS The Leckie family, The Munday Family.

DONORS The Mt Torrens and District Community Association, Chris and Liz Addams Williams.

STONE DONATED BY Paul and Michele Edwards and Chesini House.

STONE Mt Torrens Marble with a base of Chesini granite.

SITE GPS 34.8737°S, 138.9589°E
19 Townsend St
(Onkaparinga Valley Rd), Mt Torrens