Art in Transit: Wheaton
The Commuter, 1994
Marcia F. Billig
5' h x 3' w
This bronze figurative sculpture depicts a rushing hat-clad commuter on roller skates, with a newspaper in one hand and an attaché case in the other.
Commissioned for a public space in the Wheaton Business District by Montgomery County Government through its Art in Public Architecture Program.
Marcia Billig received a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Sculpture from American University, a Master in Education with a major in art from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. All of her commissions, both public and private have involved the input of the people who would be enjoying the space or the facility.