ArtAround Roswell Opening Celebrates Public Art and Community


ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell Art Fund’s kicked off its third ArtAround Roswell Sculpture Tour April 16 with an opening celebration at Riverside Park.

The free event was held near Ice Pops, a sculpture by Craig Gray, an artist from Key West, Fla. The bright and colorful sculpture looks like three popsicles melting in the sun.

Synovus is the sponsor of Ice Pops, and they were at the event handing out free King of Pops popsicles. Several children, along with ArtAround Roswell sponsors and members of the Roswell Arts Fund Board participated at the ribbon cutting kicking off ArtAround Roswell 2018.

 The family-friendly celebration also featured entertainment, including local band Along for the Ride. FootNotes Dance and Acrobatics Studio had a few groups perform choreographed dances at the event.Several other ArtAround Roswell sculpture sponsors also participated in the event.

Randall-Paulson Architects helped the children with a fun STEAM activity, sand art.

Aesthetic Specialty Centre Plastic Surgery & Dermatology were paired with face painter and gave away a chance to win a free facial. Carl Black Roswell Buick GMC provided “mini-tours” to some of the other nearby ArtAround Roswell sculptures.

A.J. Argentina of Roswell Clay Collective at Roswell Art Center West gave demos of pottery making, while artist Kathy King had pottery available for purchase at the event.

For more information about the ArtAround Roswell 2018 sculpture tour, visit roswellartsfund.org.

Read more at Alpharetta Roswell Herald.

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