Witness To Freedom

Title: Witness To Freedom
 Artist: Toro, Rosalinda
 Date: Unknown
 Type: Sculpture
 Medium: Bronze, Ceramic Mosaic on Concrete
 Location: Veterans Memorial Park

The military memorials in Veterans Memorial Park spread out across its grounds. A round central plaza contains bronze reproductions of sixteen highly regarded United States military medals for discipline, courage, and sacrifice. A curved seating wall is decorated with tile mosaics of twenty official campaign ribbons.

Nearby, vertical sculptures suggest stylized trees from the battlegrounds of America’s wars: plantain for the Spanish-American War; laurel for the European battlegrounds of World Wars I & II; and bamboo for Korea and Vietnam.

The artwork is the product of Rosalinda Toro, a native of South America and a longtime citizen of the United States. She has been a resident of Houston since 1999, and has some forty major pieces in the area, some gracing Spark Parks. All told, she has created around 300 commissioned pieces


TITLE
African Elephant
 Alexander Hodge Memorial
 Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
 Armillary Sphere
 Atropos Key
 Benches
 Benito Juarez
 Bernardo O'Higgins
 Bienvenidos A Nuestra Mesa
 Brownie
 Cancer…There Is Hope
 Challenger Memorial
 Charlotte Allen Fountain
 Christopher Columbus
 Columbia Memorial
 Dawn
 Dick Dowling
 Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
 Dr. Jose P. Rizal
 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Bricker)
 Evelyn's Friends
 Field Marshall Ramon Castilla
 Fleming Park Bird Totem
 Fonde Totem Poles
 Gargoyles
 George H. Hermann Statue
 George H. Hermann Statue (Gragg)
 Great Confucius
 Gus S. Wortham Fountain
 Herring Coe Bas Reliefs
 Hooded Cobra
 Houston
 Hyde Park Fountain
 Japanese Garden Lantern
 Japanese Stone Lantern
 John B. Connally
 Jose de San Martin
 Jose Marti
 Kugel Ball Fountain
 Large Spindle Piece
 Leapfrog
 Lillian Schnitzer Fountain
 Lombard Lamp
 Longhorn
 Lunar Footprint
 MacGregor Monument
 Mahatma Gandhi
 Moonscape Bench
 Neuhaus Fountain Coyotes
 Oliver Twist
 One Step for Mankind
 Passage Inacheve
 Peggy
 Pillot Dogs
 Pioneer Memorial
 Points of View
 Police Officer Memorial
Portable Trojan Bear
 Pueblo Bonito
 Robert Burns
 Rolling Bear Cubs
 Sam Houston Monument
 Scanlan Fountain
 Shady Grove
 Silver Spike
 Simon Bolivar
 Sleepy Hollow Fountain
 Spirit of the Confederacy
 Spoonbills
 Spring
 Standing Vase
 Sweeney Clock
 The Great Adventure
 Three Quarter Time
 Tolerance
 U.S.S. Houston Monument
 Untitled (Bronze Disks)
 Untitled (Orangutan)
 Vaquero
 Vicente Rocafuerte
 Wilkenfeld Bench
 Winter
 Witness to Freedom
 World War II Memorial
 World War I Monument
 Wortham Fountains

Art In Parks is Funded by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance