Written/Photographed by Ivette Figueroa & Richard Shellene

The arts may be a barometer of world culture, but many of these hidden gems are woven into the urban fabric. From city-commissioned statues to freeform metal sculptures, public art exists in places where’d you least expect them. Knowing where to look is the first step, so we’ve compiled a photo essay to help you find and appreciate the local art scene.

Guardian Towers: Moon, Sun, Fire 

by Gustavo Vejarano

Colorful stainless steel towers symbolizing the moon, sun & fire (2004)

7423 Wiles Rd., Coral Springs

Cosmological Principle

by Hanna Jubran

Automotive paint on steel sculpture (2010)

9530 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs

HD

by Kimber Fiebiger  

Bronze sculpture of Humpty Dumpty (2003)

3350 NW 94th Ave., Coral Springs 

Polyphony

by Cameron Van Dyke

Collection of five concrete benches (2007)

3301 University Dr., Coral Springs

Union One

by Kevin Barrett

Automotive paint on aluminum sculpture (1986)

10105 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs

In Harmony

by Hanna Jubran

Four bronze stainless steel columns symbolizing Earth, Wind, Fire & Water (2005)

9760 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs

Reclining Nude

by Micajal Bienvenu

Metal freeform sculpture in stainless steel (2007)

3301 University Dr., Coral Springs

Untitled (Horse & Children)

by Colleen Rosing

Bronze sculpture of a horse & children (2001

Holmberg Rd. & Parkside Dr., Parkland

Statue of Liberty 

A “Statue of Liberty” sign-sculpture tube slide (2001)

9200 Ranch Rd., Parkland

Tropical Toss

by Kim Radocia

Colorful metal sculpture (2007)

8703 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs

Rock-et Man

by Craig Berube-Gray

Medium field stone sculpture (2013)

9550 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs

Untitled (Horse)

by Colleen Rosing

Bronze sculpture of a horse on top of a rock fountain (2001)

Holmberg Rd. & Riverside Dr., Parkland

Hoy es Hoy

by Javier Marin 

14-ft. bronze sculpture of a face (2002)

501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton

Crane Sculpture

donated by private collector

Metal sculpture of a crane painted yellow

51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach

Space Station

by Julio Larraz 

Painted bronze sculpture of balanced teacups and kettle (2000)

501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton

Silently Spoken Words #284

by Robert Roesch 

Abstract metal sculpture (1988)

Sanborn Square, Boca Raton

Meter Men

by David Gouchenhour 

Steel sculpture (1990)

NE 2nd St. & NE 1st Ave., Delray Beach

Knowles Knots

by John Clement

Painted steel sculptures (2008)

1001 S. Federal Hwy., Delray Beach

Endurance

by Cheryl Foster

12-ft. aluminum and glass sculpture (2012)

W. Atlantic Ave. & SW 5th Ave., Delray Beach

Gateway Feature

by Michelle Newman

Six 30-ft columns reflecting the culture and history of Delray Beach (2013)

W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach

Hands

by Dale Rogers

Cor-ten steel sculpture with quote: “The biggest question I had as a child was, how would I leave my mark on the world?” (2007)

41 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach

Sonata Sculpture

by Sylvia Jaffe

Marble sculpture (1997)

Swinton Ave. & NE 1st St., Delray Beach

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