“Selene” finds her home at Kettle Pond, Newport News, Virginia

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Maria-Gamundi-Selene-Newport-News-public-sculptureA dream come true: after three years of work, my “Selene” – made in white Carrara marble – rests serene reflecting her image on the waters of Kettle Pond, as she gazes on the James River.

I was thrilled and honored to work with the Newport News Public Art Foundation on this commission. I had the pleasure to be present for the public unveiling – which took place on the 23rd of November, 2013. At the ceremony, which took place on a beautiful sunny fall day, I met some wonderful people. Present were also city council members, McKinley L. Price the city’s Mayor, City Manager, Jim Bourey, State Sen. John Miller, and City Development Director Florence Kingston. Vice Mayor Herbert H. Bateman Jr. and Elliot Gruber, President of The Mariners’ Museum spoke to the crowd. Bobby Freeman Chairman of the Newport News Public Art Foundation kicked-off the ceremony.

“Selene” is…

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About linandandy

I am a mature student studying at first for an Art and Design Diploma that has led on to my near completion of my BA Hons Degree.Formalising my art has been an ambition for a long time which will take me into a very exciting future as an artist.
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One Response to “Selene” finds her home at Kettle Pond, Newport News, Virginia

  1. mariagamundi says:

    I am glad you liked my work and posted it on your blog. Thank you.
    Cordial greetings,
    Maria Gamundi

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