Saturday, February 14, 2009

Article in the Amherst Bulletin

Friday February 13th's Amherst Bulletin included a great article about the project!

Click HERE to read the whole article. Here is a quick excerpt:

'Shedding Light': Public art project looks back and forward for Amherst's 250th.
by Bonnie Wells

On a frigid Friday night late last month, a small but hardy crowd turned out at the Swartz family farm in Amherst for a sneak preview of a public art project planned as a finale to Amherst's 250th anniversary celebration this year.

As the dusk deepened, the tobacco barn that Joe and Sarah Swartz call "the far shed" was transformed into a gigantic lantern. With its ventilation panels opened, and lit from within, it sent broad beams of light deep into the surrounding fields, picking up the contours and glint of the snow.

Click HERE to read the whole article.