Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson, Iceland’s Ambassador to the United States, makes opening announcements to the crowd. To his left is Councilmember Tom Rasmussen, City of Seattle, and to his right is Ms. Stefania Ghilarducci, Icelandic Princess for the Icelandic Club of Greater Seattle; and the Exhibition’s creator, Ms. Steinunn Thorarinsdottir.
Last Wednesday the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and the Seattle Parks & Recreation celebrated the opening of “Borders” in Westlake Park, an art exhibition created by Icelandic Artist Steinunn Thorarinsdottir. Also in attendance was Iceland Ambassador, Mr. Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson; Seattle Deputy Mayor, Mr. Darryl Smith; and Seattle Councilmember, Mr. Tom Rasmussen.
The capitol of Iceland, Reykjavik, is a sister city of Seattle. The exhibition will be in Westlake Park until the fall of 2012.