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Posted - 08/08/2020 07:14pm
The Tree Is Up!

Tree_1.jpgThanks to funding from Creative Sonoma and Sonoma Plein Air Foundation, a unique sculpture resides outside of Operation Bicycle in Vailetti Plaza in The Springs – a sculpture with a story.

Dubbed The Tree of Possibilities, this 13-foot kinetic sculpture is made of recycled bicycle parts and culinary items representing our two social enterprises: Operation Bicycle and the Lovin’ Oven. It was created by metal sculptor Marty Munson, assisted by two teens - Alondra Perez and Leila Whitney. Together, the three determined the general design of the tree and the teens learned about weight, balance, form and space, as well as a variety of welding techniques. Hanging from the tree are flattened spoons and metal leaves imprinted with words about teen hopes and dreams for the future.

 

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