QUIZ/MARCH 2019 Our State Quiz: Art for All On city walls and in picturesque parks, public art brings a splash of color to our everyday lives. written by Alan Hodge photograph by Faith Teasley Art for All North Carolina artist Jim Gallucci’s sculpture Immigrant Gate II was permanently installed in Raleigh in 2010. The powder-coated steel piece stands 12 feet high and represents the artist’s family coming to America from what country in the 1930s? In addition to its more than 1,800 animals, the North Carolina Zoo has around 50 works of art representing different species and their habitats. The zoo is located in Asheboro in what county? One of Durham’s most recognizable pieces of public art is a large bull that stands in the Central Carolina Bank Plaza. This bronze bovine goes by what name, which was the World War II military rank of CCB president George Hill? Cherokee honors its Native American heritage with around 20 brightly painted, life-size bear sculptures created by local artists. Some of the bears feature symbols from the Cherokee alphabet, which was created by what man? Halifax County has installed a number of vibrant sculptures resembling rockfish throughout the Roanoke Valley. One of these fanciful fish can be found on the public library building in what town? The North Carolina Arboretum began collecting a variety of public art in 1989, including ceramics, sculptures, fiber art, and paintings. Now, visitors can see roughly 200 pieces at this popular destination, which is located in what city? The city of Wilson has an entire park filled with Vollis Simpson’s “whirligigs,” and an annual festival honors the late artist. Simpson lived in what town just south of Wilson? From 2002 to 2004, the Winged Horse Extravaganza saw nearly 100 life-size fiberglass horses with aircraft wings displayed in the Outer Banks. This event commemorated the centennial of the Wright brothers’ first flight near what town? The Asheville Urban Trail is a nearly two-mile walk with a variety of public art and local history. Artwork ranges from a huge flat iron to bronze pigs and turkeys on this tour that starts at what famous square?