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One Wild Place, Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

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Highland Park, Citiparks, Pittsburgh Zoo, Highland Park Community Council, Highland Park Community Development Corporation, Senator Jim Ferlo

Artwork Type

Mosaic, Mural



Animal Adventure

2007


Laura Jean McLaughlin and Bob Ziller



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Commissioning Entity Citiparks
Owner City of Pittsburgh
ADA Services The work can be seen driving on One Wild Place.

On a retaining wall along the road leading to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquariam is a mosaic mural created by artists Laura Jean McLaughlin and Bob Ziller. Thirty different animals grace the wall and welcome visitors to the zoo.

Laura Jean McLaughlin (b. 1965) is a ceramics artist from Pittsburgh whose work has been exhibited in over 100 galleries and museums. She is the recipient of grants from the NEA and Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation.

Bob Ziller is an artist, singer, lyricist and publisher whose work has been featured in over 80 exhibitions. He is the co-owner and editor of Lascoux Editions/Awesome Books in Pittsburgh.