Public embracing Greenwood trail sculptures


Cecilia Lueza's art titled Landing greets Polk Hill Trail runners and walkers. The Greater Greenwood Arts Council wants to do another public arts project at the Worthsville Road interchange similar to what's on Polk Hill Trail. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal

Like a swirling flame of bright orange and yellow, “Landing” rises from the landscape along Greenwood’s Polk Hill Trail.

Farther down, a long, lean 12-foot-tall figure seems to trudge forward. Another sculpture, a geometric bear balancing on rocky crag, is mounted nearby.

For pedestrians on the trail and drivers on adjacent Smith Valley Road, the sculptures have become a part of their daily commutes, exercise routines and background.

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