Happy, fun, and colorful, Sweet Pops of Brilliance features man-made materials forged into a whimsical form, then infused with bright primary shades.
Craig Snyder’s art often showcases the interactions between earth-based materials, as natural finishes soften hard man-made materials, as well as the mingling of Western and Eastern cultures. Fascinated with the East, he experiments with techniques and concepts that originate there, including wabi-sabi, the acceptance of beauty infused by the imperfection as a reflection of our lives and loves.
Location: East Roswell Park, by Lake
The oak tree is as essential to Roswell’s landscape as our rolling hills, and Oak Leaf Triptych honors their beauty in a striking sculpture that functions as a garden room divider or a dramatic frame for a beautiful view.
Jim Gallucci creates public sculpture that relates to people, places and events, often looking to nature for inspiration. Recent works, like this one, have explored the historical significance of doors and gateways. He resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Location: Roswell Area Park, Playground
Made of aluminum and self-weathering steel, Smoke captures the lyrical beauty of smoke as it drifts toward the sky. Just imagine: is this smoke rising from a campfire or from the nearby Roswell Mill in days gone by?
Marc Moulton is a Georgia native whose artistic direction has focused on creating art works for public spaces, successfully responding to project boundaries while creating sculpture that is conceptually and visually compelling.
Location: Town Square
The delicate beauty and elegance of a flower is amplified as this stainless steel sculpture stretches to the sky. A few of the petals are only partially formed, a subtle nod to the temporary nature of its beauty. The petals reflect the colorful surroundings on Canton Street; you’ll notice intricate vein patterns as you get closer.
Sculptures created by David Landis feature abstract interpretations of nature, ranging from large scale public commissions to smaller private works. A Georgia native, Landis’ work is featured in collections and commissions around the US.
Location: Heart of Canton Street
Reception welcomes visitors to the city, fulfilling a Nigerian tradition that visitors should be welcomed by the most beautiful woman within the house and offered a gift. Reception is a stone cast sculpture of an African woman, dressed in traditional attire, holding a drinking gourd.
A trained sculptor who grew up in Benin, Nigeria, Fred Ajanogna has created figurative sculptures in Nigeria and the US. His works are on display at several Atlanta locations, as well as in the private collection of former President Jimmy Carter and home of Maya Angelou. He is currently working on bronze relief of the late mayor of Atlanta that was commissioned by the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Location: Roswell Riverwalk
Steady features a colorful oculus, or circular opening, balanced between two straight lines like a tripod. Where is it focused? Ben Pierce’s sculpture is modern, simple, and honest.
Pierce was born in Southeast Missouri and raised on traditional values, honesty and hard work. He constructs simple geometric forms to capture the viewers’ interest and stir their emotions. Negative space is a large aspect of Pierce's work that helps to create tension to capture and focus on space.
Location: Riverside Park at East Trail entrance