Lin Evola

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Lin Evola
Born(1950-03-27)March 27, 1950
Chicago, Illinois, United States
NationalityAmerican
FieldPainter, Sculptor
TrainingSan Francisco Art Institute
 
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Lin Evola
Born(1950-03-27)March 27, 1950
Chicago, Illinois, United States
NationalityAmerican
FieldPainter, Sculptor
TrainingSan Francisco Art Institute

Lin Evola (born 1950) is an American artist.[1] She is best known for making metal sculptures of angels out of melted weapons such as guns or nuclear weapons casings. She has been honored at the United Nations by Sergio Duarte,[2] has collected weapons to build a statue at One Police Plaza in New York City,[3] and has gifted a work to Bill Clinton, "the first recipient of a Peace Angel".[4]

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  1. ^ Trish Hall (December 16, 2001). "Habitats/Springfield, N.J.; In an Artist's House, Angels Symbolize Hope". New York Times. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ Sergio Duarte (11 September 2008). "Opening Remarks: The Art of Peace Charitable Trust Inagural Dinner and Reception Honoring Lin Evola-Smidt". United Nations. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ pix11.com (June 7, 2011). "More Than 800 Illegal Guns To Form NYC Statue". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ Matthew Shaer (December 19, 2008). "Sculpture: Sending in angels". Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 

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