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Oasis

In collaboration with DownCity Design and Urban Pond Procession, I worked with 4th and 5th graders at Reservoir Avenue Elementary School in Providence to learn about water systems in the city and design a new interactive play space for a bare dirt patch in their school yard. They began by learning about local water cycles […]

Aeolian Flute

20′-0″ h x 8″ w  x 8″ d PVC pipe, reclaimed park lamp post, hinge and spring, aluminum funnel, wind Providence Harbor, RI The sounding of the flute is a collaboration with the wind.  The flute is placed at Providence Harbor, 15 feet above the ground in India Point Park. Wind comes off of the […]

Hands

Granite pavers, cob, lime plaster, mineral pigment, buckthorn, cattail thatch 8′-0″ x 6′-0″ x 6′-0″ North Park Village Nature Center Chicago, IL This public sculpture was designed as a tribute to the many volunteer stewards who work to restore the land to ecological health, and was commissioned by the Department of the Environment. All materials […]

Banquette

Reclaimed Douglas Fir, baltic birch plywood

Wave

4′-0″l x 4′-0″w x 3′-6″ h Adobe, Lime plaster, Reclaimed bricks, Stone, Shells San Carlos Cultural Center for Nature and Art Sonora, Mexico This was a collaborative public sculpture project for the San Carlos Cultural Center for Nature and Art in Sonora, Mexico. I developed the design in collaboration with natural builder Adam Perry. We […]

Malachite Table

reclaimed Douglas Fir, crushed malachite, steel 43″ l x 23 1/2″w  x 28″ h

Hawk Wings

Reclaimed lath 32″ x 11′-0″

Land Chimes

Interactive sound installation EMT conduit pipe, sticks, topography 3 acre field Land Chimes is a musical translation of topography. 100 Vertical chimes rise out of a rolling landscape, the pitch of each chime determined by its particular elevation. Visitors are invited to walk among the chimes, strike each with a stick and experience the musical footprint […]

Woodcarving

I love working with wood for so many reasons. It’s like a 4-D historical map, a living artifact that tells you stories of how it grew, where it grew, what happened while it grew, what else grew nearby.  Carving wood reveals layers of time and evidence of drama and . It scars, it heals, it […]