Poetry sought for public art sculptures 

Words will inspire on themes of togetherness and listening

click to enlarge Fine chime rhymes Poet Mary McDonald, sculptor and creator of the concept Joan Baron, and poet Pam Barnsley at the Poet’s Pause chimes on Alta Lake.
  • Fine chime rhymes Poet Mary McDonald, sculptor and creator of the concept Joan Baron, and poet Pam Barnsley at the Poet’s Pause chimes on Alta Lake.

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The stone sculptures were carved in public places, allowing people to talk to, or observe, the artist creating the art. The project Cycling Salmon featured an artist-led community tile making workshop. The artist, Penny Martyn, incorporated these tiles into her sculpture.

Poet’s Pause used the work of writers by creating a place to inspire and display poetry.

Some form of public involvement is now a requirement for project proposals.

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