Stop by and visit the longest sculpted brick mural in the United States! Located along US81 on the wall of the Cloud County Museum Annex in Concordia, Kansas, you'll be amazed at the detail and fun hidden elements!
Catharine Magel is the commissioned artist for THE WHOLE WALL PROJECT. She is an internationally known artist working in ceramics, mosaic, and painting. Summers, she spends painting sets at the St.Louis Municipal Opera Amphitheatre. Completion of her Whole Wall Mural project marks the installation of the largest single brick mural in the U.S.
Mara Smith, lead sculptor, has been considered the pioneer of American Brick Sculpture by the Brick Inst.of America since her first commission on the Anatole Hotel, Dallas,Texas, 1977. Mara is also a founding member of the National Association of Women in Masonry. Her studio is located at the Mutual Material's Newcastle Brick Mfg. Plant on Seattle's east side.
Meet Harpo the Septarian of the Hills! We have a lot in common, both being hard, good looking and all. Harpo is a septarian concretion. He hangs out with his friend Von, who brought him by for a visit today. He liked my miners and posed with Von in front of them. Harpo has his own blog too!
If you get a chance check out Harpo's travels at: http://kansasrocksfoundation.blogspot.com