Silverwood Park Outdoor Sculpture
A Bio Scenic Travel Machine to land at Silverwood Park, St. Anthony, Minnesota in September!
Silverwood Park has selected my proposal for the 2016 call for outdoor sculpture. Thank you to the panel – sculptor Amy Toscani, Alyssa Baguss/Arts Programming Coordinator, Eileen Cohen/Park Art Educator and Exhibitions Coordinator and additional park District staff.
The Bio Scenic Machine will offer a kaliedoscope optical instrument to discover and explore the ecology and environment of Silverwood Park – mirrored reflections of plants, microscopic images of organisms, and other biological specimens – through the seasons.
The Travel Machine is here to research and contain a collection and record of life on earth – the natural world of Silverwood Park – and share it with visitors of the park and “unspecified” recipients.
ABOUT THE PARK
Silverwood Park, a Three Rivers Park District facility located in St Anthony, MN, is devoted to the integration of artistic creation and nature-based experiences. Each year, over 275,000 guests visit the park. We are a unique 120 acre park in the Twin Cities area, offering spectacular views of Silver Lake, restored prairie, and mature oak forests. The main visitor’s center includes a gallery, café/coffee shop, gift shop, and large event hall. Other amenities at the park include education facilities, picnic sites, fishing opportunities, and paved trails. Nature-inspired artwork is exhibited in the gallery, performances are scheduled in a multi-use amphitheater, and art classes are offered throughout the year. More information about the park is available at http://www.threeriversparks.org/parks/silverwood-park.aspx
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