Paul Lindhard speaks with Our Ventura TV host, MB Hanrahan, about innovative ways to bring together funding, artisans, community members, locations and big visions to enhance people for decades to come.

Lindhard talks about his work coordinating an international team of stone masons to practice the ancient art of building walls without mortar below the cross at Grant Park. The project was overseen by the Serra Cross Conservancy and was part of an ambitious landscape improvement effort spearheaded by the Conservancy

Lindhard cites local citizen, Sam Povar, for his work to beautify Ventura through public and private projects.

He also references Attorney Neil Quinn for his support of a stone courtyard at Sheridan Way Elementary School, which he commissioned in honor of his wife, Deborah Quinn, a teacher at the school who was killed in a car crash.

Lindhard discusses his stone donation to Matt Harvey who sculpted a giant bust of Cesar Chavez, who was an American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist. Chavez, along with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the United Farm Workers union.

He also discusses the Ventura Cemetery Memorial Park stone project, the Ventura western entrance sign the Art City bus stop projects and the local stone garden he created.

Paul Lindhard is a local artist who owns the sculpture supply business Art City, in Ventura, CA.


Director: Petrina Sharp



Building Community Through Innovative Private and Public Art Projects

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