Art League Sculptor Talks Public Art Project on WJLA

Heron by Charles Bergen

Heron by Charles Bergen

Charles Bergen is an Art League member whose found-object sculpture, Heron, is part of this month’s “Structures” sculpture exhibit. He’s also part of an exciting public art project happening downtown, and recently appeared on the news to talk about it!

Via ABC 7:

Three years ago, Capitol Hill resident Stephen Young was walking through his neighborhood with his two young children, when he found himself saying, “E Street, we’re crossing E Street, ‘E’ for elephant.”

That’s when the “Capitol Hill Alphabet Animal Art Project” was born.

Project Manager Hannah Jacobson and Project Artist Charles Bergen stopped by the NewsChannel 8 to discuss how the initiative is bringing the community together and helping to educate kids.

Here’s the video: (if it doesn’t play, watch it on WJLA’s website here)

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