Salmon art installation swimming into library garden
October 19, 2023
The garden in front of the Petersburg Public Library has the first stage of a new art installation in the works - blending into the background, awaiting the focal pieces.
Josef Quitslund welded an intricate fence last month, just "putting up the framework" for what will soon become a school of salmon swimming up Haugen drive.
Around a hundred salmon-shaped pieces of colorfully painted plywood will hang from the rebar structure - moving with the wind and swimming through the garden midair.
Library Program Coordinator Kari Petersen approached local artist Pia Reilly earlier this year with th...