Sister City Bench
TITLE: Sister City Bench
ARTISTS: John and Nana Metcalf and the community at River Days
ABOUT: The Midland Area Community Foundation selected fourteen artists to paint twelve benches and 2 picnic tables and transform them into usable murals in a move to beautify the downtown space and give the community an artistic voice. Artists John Metcalf and Nana Metcalf gave artists statements for the project, "John is an exhibit designer of over 25 years, with a degree in industrial design from the University of Cincinnati. He is currently a partner in Good Design Group, an exhibit design firm.
Nana Metcalf graduated from Ferris State University in 2022 with a degree in Digital Animation and Game Design and is currently collaborating with others to publish two games for various platforms."
LOCATION: Creative 360, 5501 Jefferson, Midland MI, 48642