quotes about the mosaic

  • "The Salem Peace Mosaic is a significant piece of public art that can and should be saved."

Architectural Resources Group


  • "A popular local attraction... It was truly a participatory, community-based, public art project— a reflection of diversity and evidence of what can be created by working together."

 Press Play, Salem


  • "This public artwork is an Oregon cultural treasure, a Salem cultural treasure. We must find a way to preserve it."

Paulann Petersen, Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita


  • "The Salem Peace Mosaic impacted my life and the lives of others. As a community we came together to build it, we can come together once again to save it."

Brenda Rojas, North Salem High School student artist


  • "I am supportive of preserving the Peace Mosaic and finding it a new, prominent home for future generations to enjoy."

Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney


  • "Lynn Takata's skill, artistry and eye made this community project NOT a mish-mash as so often happens, but something wonderful and (we hope) lasting."

Artist Bonnie Hall