The Blissfield Corridor
The Blissfield Corridor consisted of a 2000 foot corridor of sculpture along the section of East US 223 that enters the Village of Blissfield. (From October 2004 through September 2005. The exhibition consisted of approximately 40 sculptures on both sides of the road and was on display from October 2004 to September 2005. This was accomplished using partnerships with governmental agencies, local businesses, and Flatlanders Art Galleries. In addition to the Blissfield Corridor an indoor sculpture exhibition, curated by John Cynar, was held at Flatlanders Art Galleries in February/March of 2005.
Historical Blissfield was settled in 1824 by Hervey Bliss and today has a population of 3172. Located on the River Raisin insoutheastern Lenawee County, it is eight miles from the Ohio boarder and a short drive from Toledo, Ann Arbor, and Detroit. Comprised of antique shops, unique stores, restaurants, bed and breakfasts, lovely parks and an excursion train, Blissfield has become a weekend destination that draws from the large surrounding metropolitan areas. Research carried out by The Michigan Department of Transportation shows that 16,000 cars and trucks pass through the Village on a daily basis.
Directions to the site of Blissfield Corridor/Flatlanders Sculpture Supply (exhibit concluded)
From Detroit: I-94 west to us 23 South. Take Exit 5 to US 223 West. The Blissfield corridor is 9 miles from exit 5. Flatlanders is on the South side of 223 and is 2 miles east of downtown Blissfield. The artwork is displayed to the North-West of Riga Highway and continues towards Blissfield.