88(3) HR 109 - Enrolled version - Bill Text
  H.R.  No.  109
               WHEREAS, Artist Elizabeth Bonura has earned great
  distinction by winning first place in the 2023-2024 Annual
  Georgetown Sculpture Tour; and
               WHEREAS, Sponsored by the City of Georgetown, the Annual
  Georgetown Sculpture Tour is a juried, year-long outdoor exhibition
  in the city's historic Downtown Cultural District; the sculptures
  included in this year's tour will remain on display through October
  2024; and
               WHEREAS, Elizabeth Bonura won first place with her sculpture,
  Babywearing Family, which is located at the corner of 7th and Rock
  Streets and depicts a family of five with three young children;
  inspired by life, love, and family, the piece focuses on the theme
  of connectedness; the original design was sculpted out of clay and
  then enlarged, molded, and cast in concrete; the sculpture was then
  painted with a bronze metal coating and finished with metal rubs and
  waxes; and
               WHEREAS, Ms.  Bonura has been sculpting professionally for
  more than two decades, and over the course of her career, she has
  garnered widespread acclaim; she became well-known in the early
  2000s for her polymer clay portrait sculptures and wedding cake
  toppers, and her five-foot life-size "bride's cake" brought her
  international recognition; moreover, her work has appeared on CNN,
  Inside Edition, HGTV's That's Clever!, and numerous news stories,
  as well as in several magazines, and her sculptures have been part
  of the Annual Texas Society of Sculptors Show at the Georgetown
  Public Library; she is the owner and lead artist at Bonura Studios
  in Hutto and serves on the board of the Hutto Arts and Entertainment
  Commission; and
               WHEREAS, A talented artist, Elizabeth Bonura has made
  important contributions to the cultural vitality of the Georgetown
  community and beyond, and she is indeed deserving of this
  prestigious honor; now, therefore, be it
               RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 88th Texas
  Legislature, 3rd Called Session, hereby congratulate Elizabeth
  Bonura on winning first place in the 2023-2024 Annual Georgetown
  Sculpture Tour and extend to her sincere best wishes for continued
  success; and, be it further
               RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Ms.  Bonura as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
  Harris of Williamson
  Speaker of the House          
               I certify that H.R. No. 109 was adopted by the House on
  November 1, 2023, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House