Sea Life

Sea Life

Lead Artist: Sonata Kazimieraitiene

Location: Trail stretched from Pompano Beach Fisher Family Pier south to the Great Lawn

The City of Pompano Beach commissioned artist Sonata Kazimieraitiene as the lead artist to design, fabricate, and install a mosaic project as part of the Mosaic Team 2 program. Kazimieraitiene worked with five apprentices Sandi Lazar, Steven Lutz, Cindy Trezona, Rosario Psy, and Patricia Tiles to complete the project which consists of 99 handmade tiles varying in size stretching from the Pompano Beach Fisher Family Pier to the Great Lawn in a scavenger hunt trail. The project depicts varies sea life and enhances the beach experience for visitors and the local community while creating visual and educational benefits for people of all ages and interests.

Kazimieraitiene was also commissioned to work on term 1 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: January 2022

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