Artistic Expression

Community-based art project brings six sculptures to city neighborhoods

The Community-Based Public Art Project was an effort to add artwork to local neighborhoods. With $25,000 from the city budget, the Syracuse Public Art Commission along with Tomorrow’s Neighborhoods Today made the installation of the six pieces of  art a reality. In the South Side, a piece, “Community As Family,” by Fayetteville sculptor Peter Michel can be seen brightening up the entrance to Beauchamp Branch Library.

Sculptor Peter Michel stands with his creation, “Community As Family,” installed Aug. 1, at the Beauchamp Branch Library, located at South Salina and East Colvin streets. -- Ashley Kang

Other works include:

• “Honoring the Onondaga Creek” by Peter Michel Meacham Field at W. Seneca Turnpike and Onondaga Creek

• “01101” by Tash Taskale Lemp Park, East Fayette and Warren streets

• “Westside Geomatic” by James Smith Hazard Branch Library, 1620 W. Genesee St.

• “Cycle” by Jason Roth Henninger High School, 600 Robinson St.

• “Rising” by Dennis Earle Finnegan Park, Lodi Street and Hawley Avenue

 

 

 
 
 
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