Prosser Adds To The Downtown Parade Of Ponies
Historic Downtown Prosser is adding to its herd of decorative downtown ponies. The fiberglass horses, not unlike a colorful carousel creatures, are a tourist draw and a point of community pride and creativity. The Phase one installation of 11 horses in the Parade of Ponies project was completed a year ago and now the second part of the art installation project will feature nine more.
Jesalyn C, Executive Director of Historic Prosser says there will be a drive-thru event to allow the public to view all nine designs at one location before they are permanently installed throughout the district. “Bringing more art into downtown was a goal set by community input and we’ve strived to accomplish that in creative and meaningful projects.This is one that we are especially proud of and look forward to the community’s response."
The Depot parking lot at 1230 Bennett Avenue will be the staging area on Friday, May 29th between 6 and 8pm. Jesalyn Cole was a guest on KIT's Morning News today (5/27/20) and she says everyone is invited to drive thru and take a look at the artistic creations.
Artists that worked on this round include; Mikaila Bardessono, Breanne Broadie, Allyson Leonhard, Lauren Martin, Larelle Michener, Jenn Potter, Cindy Rodriquez, Jayden Thornock and Jolene VerMulm.
The horses depicted here are from the original herd including the pony with the gold star forehead and sunburst neck design by Tabitha Veiga