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Public Art Across Melton and Surrounds



Contemporary public art found across Melton and Surrounds is:

Growth
Year: 2013
Location: Melton Learning Library Hub, 31 McKenzie Street, Melton (Map: 337 Ref: A8)
Materials: Suspended cluster of forms which constitute the light sculpture composed of light weight, UV: High Density Polyethylene and 12V light Diodes and lenses.

The material is 100% recyclable. The fabrication uses state of the art technology to deliver a work of exemplary sustainability.

Rain Stories
Artist: Greer Taylor
Year: 2014
Location: Waves Leisure Centre, 206 Coburns Road, Melton (Map: 336 Ref: J7)
Materials: Rain Stories is made from is Acrylic Reverse Printed with Cast Vinyl Backing.

The Community Ring
Artist: Dr Anton Hasell Year: 2011
Location: Arnolds Creek Community Hub, 19 Claret Ash Drive, Melton West (Map: 336 Ref: C4)

The Community Ring is made from 8mm laser cut steel; the work represents a ring of diverse yet connected individuals, summing up the dynamic nature of communities.

New Growth
Artist: Charles Aquilina
Year: 2011
Location: 280 High Street, Melton (Map: 337 Ref: B8)

New Growth sits silently on the landscape and is made from Victorian Blue Gum and Corten Steel. Located on the shopping strip service road on High Street, between Smith and Palmerston Streets.

The Melton Pinnacles
Artist: Stephen Newton
Year: 2010
Location: Cnr High Street and Smith Street, Melton (Map: 337 Ref: B8)

The Melton Pinnacles is a group of three pinnacles inspired by natural forms, symbolising community strength and achievement. A community is made up of layers of time and culture. From this comes a tapestry of history and stories.

Open Air Gallery
Artist: Fiona Orr Year: 2007
Location: Civic Centre Lawns, 232 High Street, Melton (Map: 337 Ref: C8)

Open Air Gallery was created by more than 40 people with a disability, with contributions from Melton Specialist School, Melbacc Respite House, Merrimu Services and McKillop Family Services. Reflecting an integrated approach which promotes the concepts of inclusiveness, Open Air Gallery was designed to allow viewers to engage with the artwork in whatever capacity they desired.

Volcanic Genesis
Artist: Jim Holdsworth
Year: 2006
Location: The Willows Historical Park, Reserve Road, Melton (Map: 337 Ref: C9)

This Dry Stone sculpture evokes the labour intensive tasks faced by the City of Melton's early settlers who cleared the land of fieldstones then erected walls to control livestock.

Sleeping Horse
Artist: Ruth Marnie
Year: 2001
Location: Cnr High Street and Palmerston Street, Melton (Map: 337 Ref: B8)

The sleeping horse sits in the forecourt of the Courthouse Plaza, it was hand carved from naturally fallen Bacchus Marsh timber. The sleeping horse was the second public artwork chosen as part of the Courthouse Plaza re-development and public art competition in 1998.

Clocktower
Artist: Norm Fenn
Year: 1999
Location: Cnr High Street and Palmerston Street, Melton (Map: 337 Ref: B8)

In 1998 Council initiated a public art competition for the Courthouse Square, inviting designs which conveyed the spirit of Melton. Over 40 submissions were received, with Norm Fenn's design, styled upon a rearing.


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