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Progress report on the solar powered luminaries

I was snowed in yesterday in Chicago and didn't get to the studio, so I spent the day working on some proposals for public art projects. In the meantime, the luminaries from last year's Carroll County Historical Society project have been moved to different indoor locations within the county, both to protect them from the harsh Illinois winters, and so that they can be seen by more people:


The one on the left is at the Kraft building in Mount Carroll. Formerly a clothing store, the building was struck by lightning and gutted in the subsequent fire about six years ago. It has since been rehabbed by the local Community Development Corporation and will soon reopen as the town's Visitors' Center. The photo on the right shows a luminary at the public library in Lanark, Illinois. The other two have also gone to county libraries, and I will post photos of those when I can.

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