SPRINGFIELD'S SCULPTURES,            Carl and Roberta Volkmann
MONUMENTS, AND PLAQUES              cvolk@aol.com
Around the Town
Thomas Yano's "The Floutist"
“The Floutist” by Thomas A. Yano stands in the lobby of the Hoogland Center
for the Arts at 420 South Fifth Street in Springfield.  .

Each May since 1961 the juried Old State Capitol Art Fair has showcased
some of the best American artists in downtown Springfield.  The Old Capitol
Art Fair Board of Directors yearly purchases a work of art for the Civic Art
Collection. “The Floutist” was purchased by the Board for the newly
dedicated art center in 2004.

Thomas Yano of Vermillion, Ohio, has been showing his work at the Old
State Capitol Art Fair since 1990. Works by him are found in many private
and corporate collections throughout the Midwest.