An interesting piece of Town Art, this mosaic statue is called Frawns for Life. The artist is Donna Billick. It is located near the West Area Pond, on Shasta Drive (cross-street Arlington Blvd.)

The pillar stands about 20 feet tall

Butterflies near the top of the sculpture

rising from behind grassy berm

Overview of area from intersection


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2005-10-02 23:21:49   I pass this sculpture every day on the bus. It has always looked like a giant exploding penis to me. —AdrienneMcCarthy

2005-10-03 11:00:51   MY friends and I commonly referred to as "The Flaming Asparagus" —RogerClark

2008-10-01 12:07:07   I concur with AdrienneMcCarthy. —ChrisWaterstraat

2009-03-26 18:17:14   I haven't passed by this thing in years, but I remember being positive that it's supposed to be a palm tree. Now I'm not so sure. —KokoSorensen

2009-07-16 16:57:29   I am local artist Donna Billick, and I planned and installed this piece of public art in 1992. It is titled "Frawns for Life". I enjoyed all you comments and interpretations! —Donnabillick