- MainStateVentures will unveil new artwork by John Lawson at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 6.
The event is part of its 1st Annual Art Competition, according to a statement.
Lawson, a resident of Bridgeport, is the fifth finalist to be featured in this year-long rotating public art exhibit, the statement said.
Entitled "Diligence," thw new work will be on display outside on Broad Street directly across from the Burroughs-Saden Library at 925 Broad St. in downtown Bridgeport through early March, the statement said.
A reception with the artist will follow the unveiling at Tiago's Restaurant, 211 State St.
Lawson will be on hand to discuss his new work, which is entitled "Diligence," the statement said.
"I am very excited about this piece," Lawson said, also in the statement. "Whatever we endeavor to do in life requires focus, dedication, commitment, and diligence. This work speaks of the integrity of inner character and the universal elements of our humanity."
Both events are free and open to the public, the statement said.
For more information, follow "MainStateVentures Public Art Competition" on Facebook.
The work shown is "Finally" by John Lawson (2008)