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This Little Light of Mine
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
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The Schiele Museum presents a remarkable mosaic as a commemoration to John Biggers, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the profound legacy of this talented artist. Titled "This Little Light of Mine," the mosaic holds deep significance, evoking cherished memories of Gastonia such as shotgun houses, maternal figures, and railroad tracks. The artwork's depiction of domed parasols against a starry sky resonates harmoniously with The Schiele Museum's own planetarium dome. As an artist, educator, and scholar, John Biggers aimed to express the spiritual values, cultural traditions, and social structures of his community, drawing inspiration from extensive travels, scholarly research, and a profound appreciation for African sculpture. The resulting mosaic captivates with John's rich visual vocabulary and captivating storytelling, offering a heartfelt reflection of his lifelong love for Gastonia.
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This mosaic is on the exterior of Schiele Museum along Garrison Blvd.