We’re grateful to share that “See Her” by Ann Lewis has been recognized, along with 48 other art works, at the Public Art Network Year in Review awards ceremony, honoring outstanding public artworks created in 2017 from all over the United States.
Making public art has its own unique qualities. The creative process is vulnerable as people can comment and judge before the work is finished. And yet, its very openness at this delicate stage is, in turn, more dynamic in that it constantly sparks interactions with local inhabitants.
Four months after the inaugural celebration of the mural See Her, artist Ann Lewis and Kate Gilbert, to debrief with Martina Tanga about the successes and stumbling blocks of the project.
It is proclaimed: Ann Lewis’ mural, See Her, is complete! Last week we were honored to have Mayor Marty Walsh and the City of Boston proclaim July 18 “See Her Day” in recognition of the project; the women who worked to make it a reality; and the vision of Ann and N+T to bring this piece to the city.