Photo Album: Check out some of the public art around Lewiston and Auburn

Photo Album: Check out some of the public art around Lewiston and Auburn

The bronze Union Soldier Statue in Kennedy Park was created by famous Maine sculptor Franklin Simmons, a indigenous of Sabattus. It honors lives shed in the Civil War. There are plaques on the statue listing the names of Maine soldiers who lost their lives preventing for the Union. Russ Dillingham/Solar Journal

Situate Sculpture, produced by Aaron Stephan in 2008, is found at Farwell School in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sunshine Journal

Brazilian artist Arlin Graff painted “Zebra” in 2018 on the side of Centerville Parking Garage at the corner of Canal and Pine streets in Lewiston. It represents the coming alongside one another of the growing immigrant community with a community of mainly white natives, according to Graff. Russ Dillingham/Sunlight Journal

Thomas Berger’s piece titled “The Fish” in Anniversary Park in Auburn is one more modern addition that is component of the New Auburn Village Center Strategy. Russ Dillingham/Sunlight Journal

The St. Louis Church Bell Tower in Auburn’s Anniversary Park in New Auburn showcases the bells recovered from the former St. Louis Church a few blocks absent. When the church was shut, church leaders planned to promote the bells. A group of community citizens lifted income and worked with the metropolis to buy them. Russ Dillingham/Solar Journal

Mark Moore, of Rumford, arrived to Auburn to stop by and was amazed by the Auburn Artwork Wall on Major Avenue. The wall is a end result of a 2011 competiton that displays a collection of 9 murals. Russ Dillingham/Solar Journal

A person of the newest items of general public artwork in Auburn is “Bud Form” designed by Maine sculptor Hugh Lassen. The summary sculpture at the entrance of the Longley Memorial Bridge overlooks the Androscoggin River and will be officially dedicated shortly. Russ Dillingham/Solar Journal

The Shoe Fountain at Pageant Plaza in Auburn was created by Ross Miller as an homage to the history of the Lewiston-Auburn area, such as Auburn’s historical past as a shoemaking middle, and as a image of the area’s bright long run. In the warmer months, drinking water cascades down and out of numerous shoes in the fountain. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

The Union Statue in front of the Androscoggin County Creating on Courtroom Street in Auburn was erected in 1882 utilizing Hallowell granite. It was commissioned by the citizens of Auburn to honor the memory of these who fought “to preserve the union.” Russ Dillingham/Sunlight Journal

The Union Statue in entrance of the Androscoggin County Setting up on Courtroom Road in Auburn was erected in 1882 employing Hallowell granite. It was commissioned by the citizens of Auburn to honor the memory of individuals who fought “to preserve the union.” Russ Dillingham/Sunshine Journal

The 2020 Bear sculpture by artist Andy Rosen is located outside the Bates Mill Intricate in the vicinity of DaVinci’s restaurant on Mill Road in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sunlight Journal

One particular of the latest and premier art installments all over Lewiston-Auburn is this big wildlife mural established by Portland artist Jared Goulette on a wall in a parking great deal off Main Street in between Lisbon and Park streets in Lewiston. The Portland-based artist labored with the Lewiston Downtown Association to get the task approved. Russ Dillingham/Sunshine Journal

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