Aluminum Canoes, Aluminum base
216″ x 432″ x x 24″
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The design brings to mind the sun on the horizon, peacock feathers spreading, a flower unfolding, a Native American Headdress.
“The holes are a design element that renders the canoes useless, and allows wind to pass through. Boats symbolize passage from one world into the next. It is a portal and symbol of passage, unfolding, flowering.
Traffic safety cones, steel, aluminum
view of temporary show in Willis Tower lobby
Traffic signs, steel
60″x 36″x 36″
Public sculpture along McCormick Blvd, Village of Lincolnwood, IL.
Shoe Of Shoes
Cast and welded aluminum
120″ x 192″ x 72″
Shoe of Shoes exhibited at the Really Big Shoe Show sponsored by Brown Shoe, and was eventually purchased by Brown Shoe (now known as Caleres Footwear company), in St. Louis and is featured in the St. Louis public art consortium guide:
Oh Say Can You See
Hockey Sticks, pucks, wood Latex paint
108″ x 60″ x 7″
Commissioned by ESPNzone, Chicago, IL.
Global Garden Shovel
420″ x 90″ x 12″
Commissioned by Sound Transit, City of Seattle, mass transit. Located in a plaza at the Columbia City Stop along the commuter rail line.
Peas and Quiet
Winterstone, Wire Armature, refrigerator, paint
78″ x 28″ x 32″
Commissioned by Comed, to bring attention to their program to recycle old appliances for more energy efficient ones. Artwork done on old recycled refrigerator. Was exhibited on Michigan Ave., in Chicago, IL.
Steel plexiglass, paint, found objects
72″ x 77′ x 5″
Commissioned by Arts In Transit, St. Louis
Lily Pollen, engineering drawing.
Tower made from 57 stop signs and aluminum under-structure
34’H x 3′ W x 3’D
Poses the questions – What do I need to stop, or what am I stopping for?
Stop, Yield Be Cautious
Traffic signs, traffic cones, aluminum understructure
Designed for a courthouse where driver’s license are issued, “Stop, Yield, Be Cautious” would be an installation using three separate sculpture elements – a pyramid, a star and a tower – made from traffic signs and cones, normally used to enforce rules of the road, and metaphorically can represent rules in any context, revealing questions relating to society at large and ourselves. such as – What am I yielding to? What do I need to stop, or what am I stopping for? And what do I need to be cautious about?
The pyramid of yield signs (with a metal under-structure, 19′ 7″H, 19′ 7″ W x 19′ 7″D – 192 signs), the tower of stop signs (metal understructure, approximately 34’H x 3′ W x 3’D – 57 stop signs), and a star of cast aluminum traffic cones (9′ Diameter – 18 cones).
Soccer Ball Ball
cast aluminum, polyurethane enamel
Designed for soccer stadium
cast aluminum, polyurethane enamel
108″x 108″ x 108″
Designed for a library
Cast metal and epoxy painted books create six connecting archways, resembling a kind of Stonehenge out of books that the public can walk through, sit on, and interact with. The archways represent portals into to other worlds, found in books. Each connecting arch gets progressively shorter, and the last arch becomes a bench to sit on.
Circuit Tree Grove
144″x 144″ x 264″‘
Aluminum, polyurethane enamel
Designed for a computer and electrical engineering building
Three separate aluminum structures interact as a unit, like a small grove of “trees”, representing parents with children, or elders imparting wisdom to younger scholars. This theme suggests the notion of individuals combining knowledge as a team, reflecting ideology of a center for higher learning. Built like a pavilion without a roof, viewers can walk inside and amongst the circuit board structures.
Designed for university bio-processing lab, with plant, chemical, molecular and microscopic imagery which are materials used in transforming plant matter into fuel and food products.
Steel, polyurethane enamel
Designed for a university theater and anthropology building.
The Three Graces is 12’ high, 4” diameter steel tubes, welded together and painted with a blue catalyzed paint, and anchored to a triangular shaped concrete pad. The design is made with three bent metal figures, leaning back in a dance, forming a triangle, inspired by vine baskets, African and South American ceremonial dance carvings, and Greco Roman Three Graces.