Honoring Pickett with art
Sierra Smith creating piece for Never Forget Park as part of Platte Valley Mural Project
May 26, 2022
Sierra Smith is one of six artists selected to create a piece of art as part of the Platte Valley Arts Council’s public art display project. Smith will design a metal sculpture as a memorial in honor of Sergeant Tyler Pickett, a Saratoga veteran who lost his life in Iraq.
Smith’s sculpture will reflect Pickett’s sacrifice for the county while showcasing who he was as a soldier, Wyoming resident and person.
“It’s important to me that the final piece be something Tyler would have been proud of and that his family will be proud of too,” said Smith.
Smith will work with Pickett’s...