Middle School Artist Selected for Grand Prairie’s Traffic Signal Box Public Art Project

The final piece of artwork for the City of Grand Prairie’s Traffic Signal Box Public Art Project was installed on Monday, May 21. The artwork, titled “Taking Flight,” was created by Sydney Merlau, an 8th grade student at Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy. Inspired by the annual migration of the monarch butterflies through North Texas,…

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Ariel Graham
Ariel Graham is a staff reporter and Online Manager for Rambler Newspapers. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Media & Communication in December of 2011. Prior to moving to Dallas, she worked for AM 790 KFYO in Lubbock, Texas, as a board operator and producer for “Lubbock’s First News” & “The Chad Hasty Show.” She also wrote a weekly technology blog “The Geek Girl Report,” as well as various news stories and podcasts for the station. Currently, in addition to her work with Rambler, she is also a freelance voiceover actress and is working on her blog and YouTube channel, “Super Geek Girl."