Intertwine is a 20′ tall stainless steel sculpture comprised of three entwined common garden forms arranged in a contemporary, joyous composition. A familiar common tool shape ties together the many themes of Norfolk Botanical Garden – the seasons, botany, community, pruning, planting and a connection to the land, history, and men and women of the WPA. Organic forms connect in an illogical order harmonizing the garden site creating a conceptual intersection related to the man-made & natural rhythms of the garden.

Mark Grieve stated “A successful artwork is a meeting point – an intersection of ideas – visually and intellectually. By utilizing the “tools of the trade,” the sculpture is a beacon attracting visitors and bringing attention to the wonders within the Botanical Garden.”

The dedication event occurred May 19, 2016, prior to the 8th Annual Garden Heritage Celebration at the WPA Memorial honoring 220 African-American women & men who planted the Garden more than 75 years ago through the Works Progress Administration.

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