Monday, August 31, 2015     Volume: 16, Issue: 25
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Santa Maria Sun / Street Wise

Why is public art important for Santa Maria’s downtown?


Cindy Hoskins

Cindy Hoskins

Santa Maria recreation supervisor

“There’s so many reasons and more. Because public art will bring people downtown and the community together. All cultures love art.”

Ruben Espinoza

Ruben Espinoza

artist

“Becuase it represents the city’s identity.”

Minnie Anderson

Minnie Anderson

artist

“It employs artists, and it stimulates art and creativity.”

Michael Corob

Michael Corob

artist

“It gives people a reason to stop and enjoy the area, the art, the nature. It gives them a place to stop and enjoy beauty.”