Shaena Soares

River Walk & Fox Point Public Art Tour 2023

Shaena Soares

Providence, Rhode Island 02906, United States

Created By: The Avenue Concept


Utility box artist statement:

I decided to create a box that showed the cycle of how the alewife spawn from the ocean into the fresh waters. It shows the phytoplankton that they eat while in the ocean. And once they transition to fresh water and spawn, the eggs turn into guppies. Once they die off, the heron birds feed off of them. All in all, the fish are important to our ecosystem and I wanted to create an interpretation of that importance.

About the artist:

Shaena is a freelance artist who has been drawing and painting since age 15, along with digital art work. She also does Native American beadwork as a hobby. She is a mother of five, showing her children they can pursue their passion no matter their age or interest.

Material: C2 Paint, Montana Gold Spray Paint

Artist IG: @shaena87


Which elements stand out most to you? What do you think they signify?

When you walk around the utility box, what do you make of the connection between different surfaces?

How do the colors make you feel?

This point of interest is part of the tour: River Walk & Fox Point Public Art Tour 2023


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