Halcyon Building Mosaic
In 2014, the Mathews Main Street Committee sponsored a mosaic mural project
that was quite challenging to design and install.
The mosaic reaches up three stories, to the top of the Halcyon Building, itself a historic site in the center of Mathews. The mosaic uses a variety of recycled and reclaimed materials, from oyster shells to antique teapots, as well as the works of local artists.
After securing all the necessary permits, Storybound provided very sturdy scaffolding to reach to the top of the mosaic mural. All workers wore safety harnesses and kept the work areas neat. The job site allowed traffic and pedestrians to carry on without concern.
Today the Mathews Mosaic Mural brings delight to visitors. Its glittering mirrors sweeping upward change character with the shifting weather and light. The words will inspire for many years to come. "Sail forth- Steer for deep waters only, Restless oh Soul, exploring".