Rose Garden

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by Lynn Adamo

Image 1 Rose Garden by Lynn AdamoCreation: 2011
Medium: Mosaic
Discipline: Mosaic
Dimensions: 13 sq ft
Location: 620 NE Jackson School Rd
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Exhibition: Permanent

Description:
Commissioned by the Hillsboro Parks and Recreation Department and Sandy Zajdel in memory of Stan Zajdel. Stan was an avid gardener and supporter of the Eastman Rose Garden. Sandy worked with the Tualatin Valley Rose Society, a local organization that Image 2  Rose Garden by Lynn Adamovolunteers time to maintain the roses, to find a fitting memorial to Stan. His passion was red hybrid tea roses, so the artist designed the mosaic with a red rose in full bloom, with two buds alongside. The background was inspired by the trellis and bench designs found in the garden.

Artist Bio:
Lynn Adamo is a Hillsboro visual artist who works in traditional mosaic glass smalti, stone and ceramic. Her background as a graphic designer gives her experience for working with clients on custom commissions. She enjoys collaborating with clients to Image 3 Rose Garden by Lynn Adamocome up with a creative solution to their specific project. Her fine art work leans toward abstract designs. Her style is informed by 20th century modernists, futurists and abstract expressionists.

Lynn also leads community involvement projects and teaches mosaic techniques to beginners and intermediate students.

Artist Website: lynnadamo.com

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