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Local Artists Commissioned for New High School

posted Jan 4, 2019, 7:52 AM by Ryan Palmer

The Building Committee and the MSAD #75 School Board have approved four local artists to complete works of art for the new high school. Elizabeth Atterbury and Anna Hepler have been commissioned to create a ceramic tile mural based on Native American textile design.  Lyn Dowd will construct an eagle sculpture using organic material found in the four towns of Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Harpswell and Topsham.  Richard Keen has been commissioned to paint an 8' x 8' mural for the dining commons.  All artwork will be completed for a cost of $42,000 and will be placed in high visibility areas such as the learning commons, dining commons and/or entryway areas. To learn more about the Percent for Art Program, view the April 2nd Percent for Artposting here.