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Week 37 of the 2008 Challenge.
Sculpture, "Juliga Woods Memorial"
Commissioned by Retired Richmond Planning Jim Farrah and the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission, dedicated 2001.
Artist: Gary Carlos
Tiled memorial with words by Booker T. Washington
Location: Boorman Park at South 27th and Maine Avenue
Week 35 of the 2008 Challenge.
Sculpture, "Shipyard Stories"
Artist: Ray Beldner
Artist-designed plaque using historic photographs and oral histories to describe workers’ daily experiences during World War II. Made of Etched Stainless Steel and mounted on replica of Liberty Ship Smokestack designed by Vincent Park Landscape Architects. Commissioned 1999 by the Richmond Redevelopment Agency for the City of Richmond.
Week 33 of the 2008 Challenge.
Matthews Corporation International Freedom Sculpture, located in Rolling Hills Memorial Park. This sculpture used to have two hands and a bird, but it has been vandalized. Now the effect is of a hand reaching desperately from the grave, rather than hands releasing a bird to be free.
Week 32 of the 2008 Challenge.
The "Signalmen" sculpture by Anita Margrill is located at the corner of Regatta and Marina Way in Richmond. It was commissioned by the Catellus Corporation in 1999.
Week 31 of the 2008 Challenge.
Solar Cantata, by Charles Perry, 1971. Located in the Hilltop Mall in the center rotunda. Commissioned by Hilltop retail center owners Holvick, Deregt & Koering.