Sky and Liza Morehouse stand with their ox, Olly, in front of Morehouse Engineering. (Photo by Tom Grimes.)

Hopewell Valley Arts Council’s first fiberglass ox, named olly, has found its home at Morehouse Engineering.

Sky and Liza Morehouse are some of founding sponsors of the newly-created council’s “Stampede.”

Olly will be joined by dozens of oxen that will roam through Hopewell Valley over the next year as council rolls out its first program.

Oxen arrive naked and artists from throughout the region will embellish and decorate them before they go on display throughout the Valley.

This effort is made possible by founding sponsors such as the Morehouses, whose donation of $25,000 funds four oxen for the herd.

Morehouse Engineering, formed by Sky Morehouse in 1990, is located at 43 Railroad Place and provides clients with cross discipline design engineering services associated with plant process systems. I

More information is online at hvartscouncil.org.