Jurors selected Waving Stars and Stripes into the exhibit, "A History Of ..." at the David L. Dickirson Fine Art Gallery at Tamarack.
In this 11” x 14” pen and ink drawing, the American flag waves freely and proudly by the town Veterans who receive the expressed gratitude and honor from the town’s citizens. The event takes place on the sprawling lawn of the Town Hall, a historic building that represents the active citizenry and patriotic leadership from its earliest years unto this day.
In the original design of the town, Eleanor Roosevelt intended the Town Hall to be in the heart of the community where it is accessible to the citizens to encourage active participation.
Waving Stars and Stripes is drawn with archival quality, permanent India ink on acid-free Strathmore Bristol board for lasting impressions. The drawing is mounted in an acid-free, white matt with a black liner that sets off the crisp clarity of the black ink drawing. This drawing is mounted in an acid-free, white matt with a black liner that sets off the crisp clarity of the black ink drawing. The matted artwork is mounted into a satin black 16” x 20” frame, wired and ready to hang in your home or office.
Waving Stars and Stripes is one of a series of original artworks by Pat Cross on the desirability and viability of living in this small town designed by Eleanor Roosevelt and how that plays out into our modern day.
To purchase the piece, reach out to the Gallery staff at the David L. Dickirson Fine Art Gallery in Tamarack.
This program, Eleanor’s 2020 Vision, is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Arts, Culture and History and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the WV Commission on the Arts.