Hope

A visual interpretation of the spirit or energy that runs through us and surrounds us as individuals and connects us to those around us and the earth.

Did you know?

This sculpture is a memorial to Iona Silverman, purchased and commissioned by her husband Alan Silverman. Iona was a Mercer Island resident for 27 years. She raised three children and had many friends on the Island. She was discribed by those who knew her as an "extrordinary woman".

Artist

Mark Heisel

Date

May 2001

Medium

India Black Granite

Fun Facts

Mark began carving with a pocket knife when he was just 13 years old. In high school he was writing poetry and short stores. While working as a mine engineer he developed a love of stone. Mark is particularly respected for his work in granite.

Where is it?

This sculpture is located near the picnic shelter in Aubrey Davis Park.

Location

Southeast 22nd Street & 72nd Avenue Southeast, Mercer Island, WA 98040, USA