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New Public Art Showcases Student Artwork

 

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On Tuesday, June 21, the City of Lynnwood along with the Lynnwood Arts Commission and 6th grade students from Cedar Valley Community School dedicated a new public art installation on the southeast corner of 196th St SW and Scriber Lake Road. This multi-month project included artist Amaranta Ibarra leading two 6th grade classes in six art education sessions. Graphic Design Artist Jason Becker, then incorporated pieces of artwork from each student to be included in the design of the traffic signal box wrap. 

Signal wrap
Photo courtesy of Lynnwood Today

Signal wrapMayor Nicola Smith addressed the students during the dedication ceremony and stated that their efforts are contributing to the vibrancy of our city. School Board Member Diana White was also in attendance and thanked the students for participating in this wonderful community project.

This project was funded by Mayor Smith's Community Vision Initiatives fund which seeks to support projects and initiatives that directly tie to the Community Vision, encourage citizen engagement, enhance the City's partnerships and affect or improve the quality of life of our residents.

The City of Lynnwood would like to thank artist Amaranta Ibarra for providing art education, Cedar Valley 6th grade teachers Soraya Soltani and Leah Laatz, and the Lynnwood Arts Commission for their dedication to this project. The City looks forward to partnering with more community groups to install additional signal wraps in the near future. 

For more information on Arts in Lynnwood, visit us online at www.LynnwoodArts.org or contact Fred Wong at FWong@LynnwoodWA.org or 425-670-5502.