Daymark Living resident provides design idea, talents to complete Hachie Heart

By | February 8th, 2019|

Article originally published on www.waxahachietx.com by the Waxahachie Daily Light.

By Ashley Ford | aford@waxahachietx.com

A collage of over 50 hearts is handpainted on a five-foot ceramic heart in the parking lot of the downtown Waxahachie hike-and-bike trail. The pattern will steal the attention of a passerby, but one should understand the meaning behind it.

 

This figure is one of 10 Hachie Hearts that have popped up around town, all serving as public art projects for Waxahachie visitors. The heart of hearts is sponsored by Daymark Living, a resort-style residential community specifically built and staffed for people with Intellectual and Developmental Delays.

One of the residents, Michael Poston, who lives with Down Syndrome, contributed not only his design idea but his talents as well.

Art has always been a favorite topic for Michael, and he admitted to enjoying all aspects and techniques of the trade.

“I […]