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