Southlake Arts Council recommends sculpture for Park Village, City Council to approve it next month

The sculpture will be commissioned from Hunter Brown, an artist based in Arkansas. (Courtesy of Innovative Sculpture Design)
The sculpture will be commissioned from Hunter Brown, an artist based in Arkansas. (Courtesy of Innovative Sculpture Design)

The sculpture will be commissioned from Hunter Brown, an artist based in Arkansas. (Courtesy of Innovative Sculpture Design)

The Southlake Arts Council has recommended an abstract sculpture by Arkansas-based artist Hunter Brown to City Council to be placed at Park Village by late spring, early summer 2021.

The 15-foot stainless steel sculpture, called “Take Off,” will honor the site’s previous life as an airport and was first discussed in a joint workshop in January. The art installation will replace the fountain formerly in that spot.


According to the project proposal, the sculpture will “have great presence in the space and will become a place-making/iconic piece of art for the community.”

City Council is scheduled to consider the contract with the artist at their April 6 meeting.
By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.


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