A new set of outdoor sculptures has been installed on the Lemon Street Promenade, and residents were asked today to vote for their favorite via Facebook. Scroll down to see galleries by photographer Yasira Adams and a Facebook post where you can vote.

Artists from around the U.S. submitted 41 entries, and 10 were selected by a jury including local artists and representatives of the city of Lakeland and Polk Museum of Art.

The winner of the People’s Choice Award, based on Facebook voting, gets a $1,000 prize.

Here are the sculptures, starting with the one at Florida Avenue and proceeding along Lemon Street to Massachusetts Avenue:

Celestial Motion
Hanna Jubran, Grimesland, N.C.
steel and paint
Split Decision
Mike Hansel, Middletown, R.I.
Adam Walls, Hope Mills, N.C.
automotive pain and steel
Ribbon of Steel #10: Twisting A Tree
Michael Russell, Athens, Tenn.
body of boiler tank
St. Prego
Russell Bellamy, Leesburg, Fla.
stainless steel
Out of the Earth II
Glenn Zweygardt, Alfred Station, N.Y.
painted steel, stainless steel, cast ductile iron, cast bronze, cast glass, granite
Out of the Earth I
Glenn Zweygardt, Alfred Station, N.Y.
weathering steel, cast ductile iron, cast bronze, cast glass
m. esse, Dearborn, Mich.
You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out
Joni Younkins-Herzog, Athens, Ga.
fiberglass, resin, steel, hosiery, styrofoam, stucco
Mike Hansel, Middletown, R.I.

Vote for your favorite

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