Hope

Did you know?

This sculpture is a memorial to Iona Silverman, purchased and commissioned by her husband Alan Silverman. Iona was a Mercer Island resident for 27 years. She raised three children and had many friends on the Island. She was described by those who knew her as an “extraordinary woman”.

Artist: Mark Heisel

Medium: India Black Granite

Date: May 2001

Fun Facts

Mark began carving with a pocket knife when he was just 13 years old. In high school he was writing poetry and short stores. While working as a mine engineer he developed a love of stone. Mark is particularly respected for his work in granite.

Where is it?

This sculpture is located near the picnic shelter in Aubrey Davis Park.

Location

Southeast 22nd Street & 72nd Avenue Southeast, Mercer Island, WA 98040, USA

A visual interpretation of the spirit or energy that runs through us and surrounds us as individuals and connects us to those around us and the earth.