Celebrating Public Art: New Art Unveiling at Bethel Transit Terminal

September 21, 2015

Celebrating Public Art: New Art Unveiling at Bethel Transit Terminal

Two new pieces of public art will be unveiled at the Bethel Transit Terminal (650 Bethel Drive, Sherwood Park) on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Residents are invited to come see the new artwork and enjoy free family activities, including double decker bus rides, crafts and entertainment from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a presentation by Mayor Roxanne Carr at 2:15 p.m.

The two new pieces, Tammy Henkel’s “Connection – Connotation” and Lynn Malin’s “Fall Approach” are the latest additions to Strathcona County’s Public Art Collection.

In the first art piece, “Connection – Connotation”, Edmonton artist Tammy Henkel used bold colours to create a sense of arrival and destination, for visitors to find a place of connection.

The second art piece, “Fall Approach”, features Edmonton artist Lynn Malin’s choice of warm colours to welcome visitors and represents an abstract forest surrounding the shelter, bringing life to the wall of the terminal.

This Celebration of Public Art is part of Alberta Culture Days, held in Strathcona County from September 25 to 27. 

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of more than 95,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

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