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Liberty Community Plaza

Veterans Garden, by Susan Narduli, is a communal space to gather, reflect and honor our nation’s veterans. A dedication wall includes bronze medallions, each bearing the seal of a U.S. military branch, along side the oath of enlistment. Included in the garden are ginkgo trees, roses, concrete benches and a path of basalt pavers engraved […]

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Rowland Heights Community Center

In the form of a three-dimensional figure 8, Figure by artist Barbara McCarren, is to be explored culturally, historically and scientifically. Referencing the symbol of infinity, the sculpture features typographical cutouts of characters, dates, coordinates, text and numbers of significance to Rowland Heights to connect the community’s past, present and future with limitless possibility and […]

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Hacienda Heights Community Center and Park

Circles of a Ripple by James Dinh, the crescent shaped earthwork for the Hacienda Heights Community Center, was inspired by the topography of Hacienda Heights. Created in the land art tradition, the large-scale artwork utilizes natural materials such as soil, rock and plants. Three curving concrete benches encircle three California Native Sycamores and incorporate 42 […]

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Anderson Munger YMCA Percent for Art Project

Shared Skies by Kim Abeles reflects the history, mission and goals of the YMCA. Sandblasted images of swimmers ascend pool windows while suspended glass panels, a woven aluminum ellipse, and a courtyard tile mural display the skies above YMCA facilities and the association’s international presence. A percent for art project of the Metropolitan Los Angeles YMCA […]

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Norman S. Johnson Pool Temporary Art Installation

Bari Ziperstein’s Totems in Indigo was a site-specific temporary art installation for the lobby of the Norman S. Johnson Aquatic Center in Arcadia Park. Marking the entrance to the newly constructed facility, four abstractions of reincarnated totem poles included community made indigo dyed tote bags, and hand crafted ceramic animal heads inspired by the Chinese […]

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Little Tokyo Medallion Designs

Sonia Romero created colorful medallion designs featuring the folded fan, as well as 3 traditional Japanese folk toys, the Daruma Doll, the Kokeshi Doll, and the Maneki Neko fabricated in powder coated aluminum and installed on 40 City of Los Angeles street light poles in Little Tokyo. A project of the Little Tokyo Business Improvement […]

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Arts District Medallions

Valerie Mitchell’s 3-dimensional artworks on streetlight poles, the Arts District Medallions, combine historical images with the artist in residence placard, further establishing the area as a hub for the creative community. A project of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, Central Industrial Redevelopment Project Area, Downtown Region Los Angeles, 2012

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Bamboo Plaza Glass Artwork

A mural-sized glass artwork for Bamboo Plaza by Sylvia Tidwell, the abstract rendition was inspired by an eighth-century Buddhist Chinese cave painting from the Mogao Grottoes on the famous Silk Road trade route in western China. A project of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, Chinatown Redevelopment Project Area, Downtown Region […]

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Metro Eastside Access Streetscape Artwork Designs

Preliminary streetscape artwork designs by Linda Arreola, Paul Botello, Joseph “Nuke” Montalvo, and LT Mustardseed were produced for community amenities as artists collaborated with the urban design team Cityworks Design to strengthen pedestrian/bicycle access, way finding and neighborhood identity for four Metro Gold Line Eastside stations and the surrounding neighborhoods. A project of Cityworks Design […]

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GATE Glendale Area Temporary Exhibitions

GATE Glendale Area Temporary Exhibitions

Glendale Area Temporary Exhibitions included over forty local and regional artists in sixteen temporary exhibition projects within eight vacant storefronts in downtown Glendale Erik Qvale collaborates with PRACCIS as Director of Public Art.     For more information visit gateprojects.org A project of the City of Glendale, 2011

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