Art of Memory
Hugh Merrill, 2004, vinyl, poly-silk, digital prints, oil and acrylic paint, canvas, screen printing, plastic and plywood.
1005 West Worley, Columbia, MO
A program of works comprises the Percent for Art project at this building, home to the Columbia/Boone County Department of Health and Human Services and the Family Health Center. The mixed-media paintings, banners, and murals are installed throughout the facility. Their subject matter relates to the function of the health department with images of cells and DNA and pays homage to Columbia’s history with old photographs. A series of 27 plaques featuring inspirational passages submitted by Health Department staff completes the installation.