Music Leads The Way

Music Leads the Way

Lead Artist: Sonata Kazimieraitiene

Location: Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE 6th St, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach commissioned artist Sonata Kazimieraitiene as the lead artist to design, fabricate, and install four mosaic projects as part of the Mosaic Team program term 1. Kazimieraitiene worked with five approved apprentices to complete the projects. This is one of four projects associated with term 1 of the program and it is located on an exterior wall at the Charlotte Burrie Community Center.

Music Leads the Way is installed at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater which is a 3,000 seat open-air performing arts theatre that hosts exceptional artists and events in North Broward's venue for art, music, and culture. The Music Leads the Way features music themed mosaic murals and consists of stained glass, commercial ceramic tile, and handmade ceramic objects.

Other projects that are a part of the Mosaic Team term 1 include the Trail of the Honey Bees, Community, and WOW!. Kazimieraitiene was also commissioned to work on term 2 and 3 of this 3 term program.

Sonata Kazimieraitiene was born in Lithuania 1968, where she received her MFA in Design from Vilnius Academy of Art (1992). She moved to the United States in the year 2000, and subsequently received her MBA in Marketing from Concordia University in Wisconsin (2005). She has produced large-scale murals and mosaics under the auspices of Chicago Public Art Group, and through grants from Illinois Arts Council, in such locations as Green Hills Public Library in Palos Hills, IL, CTA Station in Evanston, IL, and Colin Powel Muddle School in Matterson, IL. In addition, she has been artist-in-residence for several elementary and high schools in Chicago area.

Installed: July 2018

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