2010 LOTT Clean Water Alliance, Administrative/Education Center & Water Quality Laboratory, Olympia, WA; Architects, Miller/Hull Partnership, LL. "Water's Filters" explores microorganisms used as markers of a balanced healthy aquatic environment. The artwork takes the form of glass panels in the east & west entry vestibules of the lab & education center.
2010 Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Public Art Project, Public Art and Design Program, Broward County, Cultural Division Art in Public Places Program & DMJM Architects. "Lay of the Land" is a series of inlays illustrating South Florida's expansive and distinctive ecosystem from a bird's eye point of view. The installations are inspired from the constantly changing pattern and structure of the sawgrass prairies, braided wetlands, and coastal estuaries.
2009 4th Avenue Cultural Corridor Design Implementation & Funding Plan, Edmonds, WA; LMN Architects, SvR Design Company & Read Wagnor. As design team member & artist, I participated in the planning and production of the conceptual design document for the 4th Avenue Corridor.
2008 Environmental Services Laboratory, Arts & Science Council, Charlotte, NC. "Nature's Filters" explores the complex world of organisms in the universe of water. The images are symbolic markers of a balanced healthy aquatic environment. The artwork takes the form of a floating glass canopy installation at the entrance of the lab.
2007-2008 Little Cedar Elementary & Glacier Peak High School, Snohomish School District Snohomish, WA, Washington State Arts Commission Art in Public Places Program. "Arborvitae", Latin for the "Tree of Life", is a bronze and granite installation inspired by the Western Red Cedar and a metaphor for life long learning.
2006 Oregon Public Safety Academy Public Art Project, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem OR. "Keystone" references the key as a symbol of knowledge and guardianship in the public safety realm. The four keyhole basalt sculptures and a bronze key are strategically placed near the plaza's main lobby and reception entrance and function as a welcoming gateway.
2006 Glass Water Wall, Ashwood Commons North, Bellevue, WA. A glowing glass wall eminates through the core of this mixed use residential/commercial building. The multi colored antique glass has been cut, etched, colored, kiln fired and reassembled. It offers a rich surface that celebrates water's shimmering qualities bringing a warm and soothing atmosphere to the environment.
2005-2006 4th Avenue Arts Corridor Conceptual Art Plan, Edmonds, WA As Art Planner in a design team collaborative, developed an art plan that incorporates a comprehensive proactive approach to site integrated artwork for the City of Edmonds with the team of CREA Affiliates, Davidya Kasperzyk, AIA and Matt Mathes, ASLA
2003 - 2004 Lead Artist/Mentor for Friendly Grove & Decatur Parks Public Art Project, Olympia Arts Commission, Olympia WA. A mentoring pilot program designed to guide studio artists through their first public art project under the tutelage of an experienced public artist.
2003 White River High School, White River School District, Buckley WA, Washington State Arts Commission Art in Public Places Program. "Alluvial Bench Marks" is cut and carved from a granite boulder of note, the installation tells the story of the White River plateau focusing on its dramatic geologic past, tracing humankind´s imprint and illustrating nature´s silhouette.
1998-2003 Design Team Lead Artist, Seattle Justice Center, with NBBJ Architects, Executive Services Department and Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs City of Seattle Public Art Program. Developed and implemented a design team collaborative approach to architecturally integrated artwork. Beginning in the schematic phase, created an arts plan for site-integrated artwork in the new Municipal Courthouse and Police Headquarters. Responsibilities include manage an 850,000 budget, incorporate artwork into construction documents, lead collaborative design team in design development, and oversight of artwork fabrication and installation.
2000-2002 University of Washington/Cascade Community College Bothell Campus, Bothell, WA, Washington State Arts Commission Art in Public Places Program. "Tree Shelter & Wetland Fence" is a two-part installation created for the new campus bus shelters with funds from with King County Metro and WSAC to enhance the waiting experience. Four "Tree Shelter" stainless steel and granite seats are metaphors for knowledge, regeneration and protection. The second installation "Wetland Fence" features a stainless steel fence and basalt benches that celebrates the restoration of the adjacent wetland project.
2001 Issaquah Library, King County Library System Public Art Project with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects. "Arboreal Imprints" is an installation featuring sandblasted prose and visual imagery in the, library´s granite plaza, foyer and exterior benches. This project is a collaboration with writer, Charlene Finn. Using the tree as a metaphor for knowledge, the prose and artwork weave historic and native trees of Issaquah into the surface of six 7ft benches and along the granite walkway entry of the downtown library.
1998 Bus Shelter Mural Program, King County Public Arts Program, Seattle Arts Commission, King County Metro Transit Facilities, Seattle, WA. "Tracking Shelter" is a series of animal silhouettes cut from ¼ steel attached, with silicon bronze bolts around the top of a bus shelter, near the Woodlawn Park Zoo. Encircling the bottom perimeter of the shelter, animal tracks are cut through steel panels and several copper plaques mounted inside are etched with prose by Michael Hamilton from the animal´s point of view.
1997 King County Regional Justice Center, Kent, WA; King County Arts Commission Public Art Project. "The Lawful Right Of Way" is a series of three wall niches that focus on the themes of law and justice and trace distinct and impressionable aspects of the Kent and White River Valley. The high-relief etched granite installation is located in the detention entry/public waiting area.
1997 Student/Family Housing, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon; Oregon Arts Commission. "Tracks, Traces and Marks" is part of the outdoor North Pavilion. There are four tile wrapped eight foot columns and two attached tile and granite slab seating areas. The pavilion is a reflective and contemplative place surrounded by splash pools with wisteria growing up the backside of each of the four supporting columns.
1995 North Admin Building, Planning Department, City of Lynnwood, WA; Art in Public Places. "Avenues to the Future" is an exterior etched and glazed tile installation that depicts an imaginary blueprint of Lynnwood's past, present and it's future development. An interior installation titled, "Future's Time Keeper", involved the community in the public art process when city planners, officials, community groups and school children placed their vision for Lynnwood's future in a time capsule.
1995 Mountlake Terrace High School, Mountlake Terrace, WA; Washington State Arts Commission Art in Public Places. "For Rhyme or Reason" is a tile installation in the school's atrium which reflects the spirit and energy of the students and the school's innovative world based approach to learning. This project was collaboration with a tile company.
1994 Public Safety Building Lobby, Redmond, WA; Redmond Arts Commission Public Art Project."Impressions in Time" is a series of four permanent installations reflecting people, places and events of Redmond's past, present and future. The artwork incorporated recycled materials which were donated from Redmond's high tech industry and in addition, mementos, photos and records from the Redmond Police, Finance Department and City Archives.