Snohomish County Arts Commission Seeks Inspiring Art for Edmonds Park

Call-for-artists seeks sculpture that reflects hope for new Esperance Park plaza

By Snohomish County Government | Press Release

EDMONDS, Wash., August 13, 2020 – The Snohomish County Arts Commission is seeking proposals for artwork for a “Hope Symbol” for the plaza in newly renovated Esperance Park in Edmonds.  The competition is open to professional artists residing in Snohomish County. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. on September 10, 2020.

Esperance Park
Esperance Park located between 222nd St. S.W. and 224 St. SW on 76th Ave. W in Edmonds. Phot courtesy of Google Maps.

“Esperance” means “hope” in French. Snohomish County Parks and the Arts Commission propose to commission a site-specific sculptural element for the central area of the park that reflects “hope” in order to inspire park and community users and as a nod to the park’s name. The round public plaza has an 8-pointed star designed into the concrete to symbolize hope. The statue will be incorporated into the plaza.

Esperance Park
Photo of Esperance Park. Photo Courtesy of Snohomish County Government.

More Information:

About Snohomish County Arts Commission

The Snohomish County Arts Commission cultivates and enhances a vibrant community of artists and arts organizations by connecting citizens with a range of cultural opportunities to celebrate, appreciate and participate in the diverse arts and culture of the County.

Mario Lotmore

Mario Lotmore is originally from The Bahamas and for the last seven years has called Mukilteo, WA his home. Having lived in every region of the United States has exposed him to various cultures, people, and approaches to life. Lotmore created the Lynnwood Times to represent the character of a diverse and growing Lynnwood. The launching of the city’s community newspaper will only help bring neighborhoods together. Lotmore was an industrial engineer by trade and proven success implementing and managing lean accountable processes and policies within his eighteen years of operations excellence, strategic development, and project management in the aerospace, manufacturing, and banking industries. Over his career he has saved and created hundreds of union and non-union jobs. Lotmore is the President of a Homeowner Association, an active Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics volunteer in his community, and former Boeing 747 Diversity Council leader. Mario’s talent is finding “that recipe” of shared destiny to effectively improve the quality of life for others.

Mario Lotmore has 1323 posts and counting. See all posts by Mario Lotmore

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *