An original Artwork commissioned by and in the public art collection of the City of Vadnais Heights.
A collaborative art project that engaged an entire community in the creation of a community portrait.
This project worked to create a collective human experience that encourages participants to think beyond their individual mindset. Members of the Vadnais Heights community personalized 11,424 one-inch wood tiles that came together to create two 4 x 10 foot mosaic panels. Participants were invited to embellish their one-inch pixel with a similar colored paint, so that close-up you can see the individual contributions, but from a distance the individual details fade out as a larger image of the community emerges. The concept mirrors an individual’s place in a community and the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. This mosaic documents a unique time in this community when so many people worked together for a common good. More info at www.MakeYourMarkVH.org