Tiny Libraries on State Series: Public art Medium: Powdercoated steel Dimensions: approx 6 feet tall Date: 2019 Commission: Santa Barbara Arts Commission Location: State Street, Santa Barbara, CA An installation of six thematic brightly colored and playful sculptured bookcases for Santa Barbara's "Tiny Libraries" program. This unique project designed to mix public art and public libraries was coordinated by the Santa Barbara County office of Arts and Culture. The six “Tiny Library” sculptures were installed as a temporary exhibit in downtown Santa Barbara on State Street from Victoria, to Canon Perdido Streets, in the fall of 2019.
By DL|August 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Tiny Libraries on State
Ojai Museum Gates Series: Public Art Medium: Hand-forged iron and stainless steel Dimensions: 10' x 12' x 4" Date: 2018 Collection: Ojai Valley Museum, Ojai, CA Hand forged iron gates enhance this historic building in Ojai, California. This project offered numerous challenges. The gates had to comply with the regulations of the National Historic Registry as well a address the fragility and lack of support of the adjacent adobe walls, all while providing visual clues that this was a special place. To address the fragility of the adobe walls and the requirement they not
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Egg Ethos Series: Fine art Medium: Composite board, LED lighting Dimensions: 48" x 32" x 32" Date: 2019 Commission: Available Location: Ojai Valley Inn, Ojai, CA Egg sculpture with kinetic (color changing) LED lighting. This sculpture was created for the 2019 Easter Egg sculpture Exhibit at the Ojai Valley Inn and has been purchased by a private collector. Studio Photos by: Christopher Zsarnay / Z Studios
i am Series: Fine art Medium: Foil on canvas Dimensions: 18" x 18" x 1" Date: 2017 Commission: Available Location: Ojai, CA The first in a series of new works exploring ego and identify in the postmodern world. This sculpture was first shown in a group show at the Beatrice Woods Center for the Arts Studio Photos by: Christopher Zsarnay / Z Studios
Pasadina Series: Fine Art Medium: Patina on steel Dimensions: 32" x 97" x 2" Date: 2017 Commission: Pasadena Natural rust, copper, bronze and green patinas on large floating steel panel. Click image to enlarge
Fun for All! Series: Public Art Medium: Sculpted Concrete, steel, stainless steel Dimensions: BIG Date: 2016 Commission: City of Ojai, CA Place making installation in children's playground consisting of a 20 foot long x 12 foot wide sculpted concrete lizard bench, a 5 foot by 6 foot sculpted concrete ladybug, a 14 foot tall x 10 feet wide steel archway and a unique stainless steel interchangeable art wall. A detailed blog of the design, fabrication and installation of this work is coming here. Photography by: Christopher Z