ProjectsPublic Art – Metro Bus Shelter Art Treatment (2013)

Borrowing from designs she created for embellishment of a bridge in Liuzhou, China, Jan Brown Checco illustrated three glass panels of a Metro Bus shelter with painted images of Cincinnatian Era fossils, native plants and motifs created by the Adena and Hopewell peoples of the Ohio River Valley.

  • The completed art treatment from the north side

  • Completed art treatment from the south side

  • The narrative panel giving information about the topics of fossils, plants and the Adena and Hopewell peoples who buried artifacts in their mounds.

  • The title panel

  • Finished shelter from down the hill into Burnet Woods meadow

  • Morning sunlight through the panel of native plants

  • Enlarged drawing in place for painting of the Adena and Hopewell motifs

  • A Metro bus drives by the shelter