So cold, even the trees need socks
Sketched Jan. 17
On Tuesday afternoon, as Seattle was bracing for today's snowfall, I stumbled upon another tree-socks art installation by Suzanne Tidwell at Occidental Park. Tidwell is one of the Sammamish guerrilla knitters I sketched and wrote about last spring.
The multi-colored tree-socks couldn't be more fitting during these cold days we are having. At Occidental Park, they also add a welcoming sense of cheer and whimsy to the neighborhood. I was pulled into the park as soon as I saw the trees from a distance.
Art installations like Tidwell's are one of the things that Pioneer Square's historic district needs to attract more people and become a thriving neighborhood. I can't wait to see what other art project may pop up here next.
You can browse a gallery of sketches and purchase prints.