New Public Art coming soon to the Park at Town Center
After a year-long search with almost 100 applicants, Rhiza A+D, a team of artists and architects from Portland, Oregon was chosen to design, fabricate and install a significant piece of art for Shoreline's town center located just north of 175th Street between Midvale and Aurora. The artwork is inspired by the Interurban trolley cars that traveled this corridor during the early 20th century. The project includes expanding the brick road and some landscaping. Volunteers interested in helping lay bricks or planting should contact Public Art Coordinator David Francis firstname.lastname@example.org (206) 801-2661. More information.
A series of temporary eco-art installations, Groundswell offers a means of fostering new interpretations of art and nature in urban spaces. The artwork is on view during daylight hours. Tours by arrangement: David Francis, Public Art Coordinator, 206-801-2661; email@example.com.
"Balloons" by Will Schlough at Hillwood Park / 331 NW 193rd
This sculpture evokes themes of functionality and whimsy as it plays with expectation and scale. "Balloons" will be on display through 2020. More about the artist at https://www.willschlough.com/
Kait Rhoads’ Wandering Diatoms Installation Finds a Temporary Home in Rotary Park Tree Canopy
Internationally recognized glass artist Kait Rhoads (https://kaitrhoads.com) has developed several new large-scale installation pieces, including Wandering Diatoms, a series of eight five-foot long spirals that resemble the enlarged forms of microscopic diatoms like those found in the Salish Sea. Composed of various colors of green plastic bottles, the sculpture calls attention to the importance of the smallest lifeforms responsible for our clean environment. As the artist mentions in her statement, diatoms found in “kelp and phytoplankton create 70% of the earth’s oxygen.” The artwork will be on display through the winter and spring at Rotary Park along NE 185th (just west of 10th Ave NE).
Site-specific poetry based on artistic interpretations of the park are on temporary signboards that will rotate throughout the season.
Brugger’s Bog Park
19553 25th Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98133