Four new sculptures from the 2017 ArtAround Roswell sculpture tour will permanently join the city’s growing public art collection. Three of the pieces were purchased by the Roswell Arts Fund. The fourth was a private purchase.
Reception, Sweet Pops of Brilliance and Sentience were all purchased for a total of $55,400, in part from donations by local businesses and residents. Steady was bought by The Hagan Family Foundation for $10,000.
The four sculptures join two others that were purchased from the 2016 tour: Smoke, in the Historic Roswell Square, and Oak Leaf Triptych, in Roswell Area Park.
“We have seen how the arts transcend our differences” said Rochelle Mucha, chair of the Roswell Arts Fund. “It is a universal language that facilities connections. We hope and trust that our community will continue to optimize the arts to strengthen and grow the city of Roswell today and in the future. Roswell Arts Fund is extremely grateful to the residents, businesses, visitors and community at large of Roswell who have made these purchases possible.”