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South Suburban’s Public Art Committee Dedicates Art-on-Loan Sculptures

South Suburban’s Public Art Committee Dedicates Art-on-Loan Sculptures

Aug 31 2015

Public art can evoke emotion, spark conversation or simply inspire. South Suburban’s Public Art Committee dedicated two Art-on-Loan sculptures on display in the courtyard at the Goodson Recreation Center on August 26.

Colorado artists, Chris Powell and Bill Noland, created the bronze pieces which greet Goodson Center patrons. They will be displayed for a year. Chris Powell’s piece is called Living Storm. According to Powell, “It is a representation of a storm, with the bottom representing the wind, the blue clouds and of course the lightning.” The beauty and power of nature was the inspiration behind his sculpture. Bill Noland’s Catbird Seat features a large member of the cat family sitting on a rock.

“We’ve seen a lot of children enjoying the sculptures and having their photo taken with them”, said Darcie LaScala, South Suburban’s Supervisor of Culture & Enrichment.
Both works of art are available for purchase, with 20 percent of the sale price benefitting South Suburban Parks and Recreation.

The South Suburban Public Art Committee (SSPAC) is an advisory committee appointed by the South Suburban Board of Directors. The SSPAC reviews and makes recommendations as per the Process to Select and Place Art in Public Places within South Suburban Parks and Recreation. For more information, contact Darcie LaScala, Darciel@ssprd.org, or 303.483.7072.