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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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 Zsarnay / Z Studios
By DL|October 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Fun for All!
Impact Series: Large sculpture Medium: Stainless steel & corten steel Dimensions: 8' x 6' x 10' Date: 2012 Commission: Artist personal collection Location: Art That Works Studio I designed this sculpture in 2004, well before becoming a full-time sculptor. The small cardboard model sat on the bookcase in my office for years, a reminder to pick a target, follow your dreams and make it happen. In 2012, eight years after conceiving it, I finally had the time, space, tools and skills to make it happen. There is a great deal of engineering and thought in this work –
Them bones! Series: Public Art Medium: Marine grade stainless steel, cast glass Dimensions: 4' x 18' Date: 2010 Location: City of Ventura Public Art Collection, Surfers point, Ventura, CA Functional stainless steel bike rack on the beach in downtown Ventura. This extremely robust sculpture is fabricated from marine grade stainless steel with cast glass elements. It was engineered to survive the caustic ocean environment with minimal maintenance. Shown at Art That Works studio prior to installation
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