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Chalk art by Ben Morse of Reston at Reston Town Center.

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One Artist Two Hashtags and VIRGINIA STRONG in Reston

Public Art Reston connects community.

It seemed right. In the first hours after dawn on the day Northern Virginia began to reopen, a masked artist knelt and chalked an image of the Virginia state bird and flower on the brick plaza in front of Mercury Fountain in Reston. Below, in vibrant blue block letters, he wrote VIRGINIA STRONG.

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