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The Donelson Gateway Arch

Submitted by Brian Somerville

Client: Metro Arts Nashville, The Donelson Gateway Project and Creatives' Day

Location: Donelson, TN, United States

Completion date: 2020

Artwork budget: $10,000

Project Team


Brian Sexton

Creatives' Day


Naomi Regensburg

The Donelson Gateway Project


Size: H-8’6″ x W-6′ x D-6′
materials: foam, metal, concrete, fiberglass and epoxy
Year: 2020
Location: Donelson Community Park at Briley Parkway and Lebanon Pike in Donelson, TN


The Goal of this project was to create an artistic Gateway sculpture for a community park. Included in this whimsical tree-like sculpture are individual carved tiles, designed and carved by residents of the Donelson community.


This project and programming was made possible through a Thrive Grant from Metro Arts Nashville. It was designed and created in collaboration with The Donelson Gateway Project, Creatives' Day and members of the Donelson Community.