Pick your favorite BI public art piece

Online voting is under way for the People’s Choice Award for Something New IV on Bainbridge Island.

There are five new pieces of public art downtown this year. Members of the public are asked to vote for their favorite at bainbridgecurrents.com. The winner of the People’s Choice Award gets $1.000.

Something New is the annual rotating sculpture exhibition in Winslow made possible by the partnership between Arts & Humanities Bainbridge and the city through the Public Art Committee.

An Arts & Humanities Bainbridge news release says:

There are two sites at the Waterfront Park: Wandering Trees by Shawn Marie Johnson and I Watch Salmon From the Bridge Above by Ed McCarthy.

Wandering Trees is a nature-themed stacked base totem sculpture by the Seattle-based Johnson.

McCarthy’s work is a colorful and abstract geometric steel sculpture,

Jan Hoy’s Cardinal Connection can be found outside City Hall. This curved bronze sheet metal sculpture is fused with a central connecting ridge.

Displayed at the South Madison Marina Overlook, MacRae Wylde’s Truth is a bold, vertical sculpture of intertwined letters.

In front of the Town & Country Market, Jennifer Kuhn’s Fertility is a mosaic encrusted terracotta egg with numerous colorful symbols of springtime and fecundity.