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Council for the Arts Dedicates Mosaic at Herndon Community Center

The Council for the Arts of Herndon dedicated the new tile mosaic at the Herndon Community Center to the Town of Herndon on Thursday, July 12. The tile mosaic named "A Community of Swimmers" was commissioned by the Council for the Arts. The Artwork was done by the Herndon High School Arts Honor Society.

The Council deeply appreciated support from the Town of Herndon, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Arts Council of Fairfax and the National Endowment for the Arts.

* Information sent in by the Council for the Arts of Herndon. 

Barbara Glakas July 16, 2012 at 07:18 PM
It looks great! Yeah for public art!
Mike July 16, 2012 at 09:29 PM
I like it!
Grace Han Wolf July 17, 2012 at 12:56 AM
On behalf of the entire Board of Directors of the Council for the Arts of Herndon, I'd like to thank the Herndon High School Art Club and Wayne Zink for creating the concept and painting all of those tiles! And thank Cindy Roeder of Herndon Parks & Recs for suggesting this site and them and also thank John Johnson, who installed all the tiles at night after many long days at his day job (DPW) during the Herndon Festival. CAH is proud to be the Town's staunch supporter of the arts and as President, I can assure you our commitment to the arts will remain strong! We are delighted to have presented three murals to the Herndon community and are hard at work planning a fourth mural to be painted in our historic downtown.
VIcky Dorman July 17, 2012 at 01:06 AM
The young ladies in the photos are: The designer (in the skirt) is Samantha Logan. The other young lady is Katie Rosenbaum. The dark haired young lady who is not in the Patch photos is Zhila Barzani.
Cindy Roeder July 17, 2012 at 01:27 AM
On behalf of the Parks and Recreation Department and our patrons who will enjoy this mural for years to come, we greatly appreciate the support of the Council for the Arts, the inspiration of Samantha Logan, the talent and energy of the HHS honors art students and the hard work and leadership in the classroom of Wayne Zink. Thanks all!

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