Artworks, Through the Eyes of Artists


Edith Waddell, Glendale

Project Description

This memorable “impression” of the City of Glendale draws from the Brand Park’s diverse cultural venues including the Brand Library, Doctor’s House Museum, El Miradero and Shoseian Japanese Friendship Garden which artist Edith Waddell intertwines iconography and symbols representing the City’s rich ethnic fabric.

Edith Waddell, Glendale

Edith Waddell, Glendale

Artist Statement

“I wanted to capture city’s historical value and cultural diversity. All of these elements represent the multicultural and thriving city of Glendale is today.”

About the Artist

EDITH WADDELL has exhibited her artwork locally at such institutions as La Luz de Jesus Gallery and Hive Gallery. She has experience as a painter, illustrator and printmaker. Waddell self-published a children’s book titled “The Freaky Circus Book” and has exhibited at local art galleries including Hive Gallery, La Luz de Jesus and Da Vinci. She is the recipient of the Buchalter Memorial Scholarship and Gay Johnson Award. Waddell received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Otis College of Art and Design.