Historic Sculpture To Be Gifted To City Of Fenton
September 25, 2017
After two years, a significant piece of art reflecting the history of the City of Fenton is set to be revealed.
Phil and Joyce Hagerman commissioned award winning artist Oleg Kedria and the owner of Fine Arts Sculpture Center Ben Cassell to create the unique sculpture, which is being gifted to the city. The sculpture took two years to complete.
Officials say the Hagermans worked with the Fenton Historical Society and Fenton Museum to research the city’s origins, while the artist and craftsmanship of bronze foundry brought those details to light. Phil Hagerman says they wanted to celebrate their hometown and began looking at it’s past, adding “the gift is to celebrate history while making history for Fenton”. The sculpture will be installed at the Fenton Community and Cultural Center, in the heart of downtown.
A public unveiling is planned on the front lawn on Thursday, October 5th at 6pm. (JM)