Our Wullie is a cartoon character who has appeared in the Sunday Post Newspaper in Scotland for over 80 year, He is the leader of his gang and full of mischief…
One of our patients wanted to do a superhero sculpture that everyone would know. We decided on Superman but turned it into 'SuperWullie'. A long term patient worked on this daily alongside the Play Assistant and his brother. This sculpture is sponsored by Stuart Hendry. Artist Royal Hospital for Children, Ward 3A Neurology Location: St Enoch Centre
his sculpture was designed by Amy in Primary 6. Amy wanted her design to represent Hallside Primary and the Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity. She decided to put purple plasters on his knee for the colours of the charity and chose red and black as she thought these colours worked well together. The bucket is blue as Amy said she wanted to use the colour of her school uniform in the design. Artist Hallside Primary School Location St Enoch Centre
Our pupils created a wide range of weird and wonderful ideas for our Oor Wullie sculpture - everything from 'Eco-warrior' to a variety of prankster Oor Wullie designs. The design we chose, which we feel truly reflects Govan High school, is titled 'Oor Artist Wullie' by Kariss McAlpine Artists Govan High Street Location: St Enoch Centre
Metal Oor Wullie has been forged with 450 'Oor Wullie' steel stencils, 200 'Bucket Trail' steel stencils and 2,000 pieces of rectangular steel, which have been welded together to recreate the iconic features of Oor Wullie. The light inside the sculpture projects Oor Wullie across the area, like a shining beacon of support for Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity. Artist Jason Paterson Location: Georges Square
The Jimi Hendrix Experience performed in Glasgow not once, but twice. Hendrix literally brought the house down with his performance by setting fire to his famous guitar on stage. ‘Oor Jimi’ is in honour of Scotland’s rich music history, complete with a replica of Jimi’s legendary guitar! Artist Betti Moretti Location Wilson Street, Merchant City.
Wee Wullie Winkie is a reference to the famous Scottish nursery rhyme ‘Wee Willie Winkie’ written by Glaswegian William Miller. It sees Oor Wullie dressed in his nightcap and pyjamas, sitting on his bucket, which depicts the Glasgow skyline at night. He is stretching his legs after waking from a long night’s sleep. Artist David Graham Location: Bell's Bridge
Anatomical Boy contrasts between ‘Wullie’ as a simple, recognisable and loved character and what’s inside of him and all of us. Some may view it as just a crazy, cool and weird design whereas others will reflect on how amazing the human body is and how it’s worth celebrating. Artist Simon Messer Location Mitchell Library
This design was inspired by the timeless sense of fun and mischief that has kept Oor Wullie in our hearts for over seven decades. Known as the lovable wee rogue with a twinkle in his eye, celebration Wullie can be seen here as the life and soul of any party! Artist Dawn Brooks Location: St Enoch Centre
Oor Wullie is sharing his love of his country. Wullie sports the Saltire complete with a thistle in his front pocket. He’s also wearing a heart on his back pocket (not on his sleeve), proclaiming his pure love and cheek for his home country. Artist Margaret Fraser Location: Candelriggs, Merchant City.
The world knows Rod Stewart to be a man of many facets: the rock star; the songwriter; the father of eight; the full-time curator of one of history’s most famous haircuts; the tireless Scottish football fan and the football player. Artist Graham Farquhar Location Buchanan Street