Team Haverhill Identifies Shoe Bench Locations

NECC art professor Marc Mannheimer with art students Adam Dorgan of Peabody and Jaclyn Marr of Salisbury stand with the blank shoe before they set to work creating an NECC specific design.

Team Haverhill will conduct shoe sculpture installations Sept.18.

Shoes that double as benches will be installed at seven Haverhill locations:

  • A Flourishing Future – Artist: Rob Sardella, sponsored by Pentucket Bank. Temporary Location: Pentucket Bank Stadium Branch. Final Location (2016): Harbor Place.
  • Seymour the Lion (See more with the Lions) – Artist: Dawn Evans Scaltreto, sponsored by Haverhill Lions Club. Dedication: In memory of Kenny Parker, a noble Lion, gone much too soon. Location: South Main Street at Greenleaf St.
  • The Sole of Education – Artists: Marc Mannheimer, Jaclyn Marr, and Adam Dorgan, sponsored by Northern Essex Community College. Location: NECC Haverhill Campus.
  • Fishy Fashionistas – Artists: Elizabeth Persing, with Consentino School Students, sponsored by Haverhill Public Schools Discovery Club and the STARS Residency Program of MA Cultural Council. Temporary Location: Riverwalk; Final Location (2016): Bradford Rail Trail.
  • Footprints of Haverhill’s Future – Artist: Emily Boulger, with Staff and Students of Community Action, Inc, sponsored by Community Action, Inc. and Pentucket Bank. Location: Community Action’s Fox Center
  • Morning Shoe – Artists: Michael Glowacki and Jill Barry, sponsored by Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home. Location: Grounds of Cogswell School (pending School Committee approval).
  • Three Generations of Pharmacists – Artist: Rob Sardella, sponsored by the Joe Barker Family and Paper Potpourri. Dedication: In memory of the Barker Pharmacists. Location: Bradford Square.


Tour maps are available at Positive Images Gallery, the City Hall Exhibit, Buttonwoods Museum, and Haverhill Farmers Market.