We were recently selected by the City of Kirkland to create a design proposal for the reuse and adaptation of a series of salvaged parts from the iconic MV KALAKALA , a ferry that plied the waters of Puget Sound from 1935-1967. We publicly presented our proposal at an open […]
New photos of the Salmon Tree Cycle installed one month ago on Highway 30 at South entrance to St Helens Oregon. Power is now connected and internal LED lighting switches on at night. Stay tuned for night time photos to be taken soon! See more here
It was a thrill to make a visit to Orenco Woods Nature Park this last weekend. The fall sunlight was warm and low and the park was teeming with families playing, runner and bikers and folks enjoying the nature – there were even two deer grazing in the fresh grass […]
It has been a true honor to have the opportunity to remove, refurbish and reinstall Levitated Light ( now II) into a new light filled dance studio at PSU’s historic Lincoln Hall. This artwork was previously located in three vertical stacked atriums at former PSU business building. After 30 years […]
If you drive along US Highway 30 you will now start to see the Salmon Tree Cycle sculpture Gateway installed at the south entrance to city of St Helens. Very smooth installation thanks to all involved those who volunteered much of their time to the very helpful folks at the […]
Back from the powder coater with a fresh wrinkled “tree bark-ish” finish. We are in process of hand painting select areas to accent internal lighting , which will be installing as low energy low voltage LED lighting connected on site once installed.
With fundraising successful and complete we are excited to be in fabrication of the Salmon Tree Cycle sculpture! A public artwork for the City of St Helens Oregon. Lots of cutting and forming of metal and plastic in the shop. Once fabricated all parts will be blasted, primed and powder […]
It was exciting to see the large turn out for the grand opening of the city of Hillsboro and Metro’s new Orenco Woods Nature Park. Rhiza A+D was part of the parks collaborative design team along with Walker Macy landscape architects, Lois Brink of Big Sand Box and Opsis architecture. […]
Our new artwork for OWNP Orenco Woods Nature Park is now installed ! Thanks to all great folks at City Of Hillsboro for all their help and good spirits on a cold wet muddy day ! It was thrilling to finally see the Apple sculpture in its full context, resting […]
We are excited to have the opportunity to relocate Dale Eldred’s ( Ean’s Dad) sculpture from the 1980’s PSU Business Building to Historic Lincoln Hall’s upper floor Dance Studio & Reception Hall.
The next step is an industrial powder coating topped with a custom hand painted final finish. Stay tuned!
On KICKSTARTER through the month of June. Your contribution will help the Arts & Culture Commission fabrication and installation the Salmon Tree Cycle gateway sculpture on Highway 30 for city of St Helens Oregon. Link to announcement post with renderings
We are excited to share this post showing a bit of the fabrication progress on our current sculpture for Orenco Woods Nature Park.
Along with working as a design team member on the development of the Orenco Woods Nature Park, we are also working to develop two sculptures, one to be installed in the summer/ fall of this year and the other at a future date. The sculpture pays tribute to the sites […]
We were recently invited to submit a proposal for Portland’s Green Loop Plan. We were excited to use this proposal as an opportunity to push ourselves to think outside the box of conventional city planning as big to small, top down or a “birds eye view” approach. Our initial impulse […]
We are excited to have been selected and to be working with the community and City of St Helens. The new gateway sculpture entitled Salmon Tree Cycle will be located at the south entrance to the city along hiway 30 at the McNulty Creek bridge crossing. We will be creating […]
At Lower Columbia College’s (LCC) new Health and Science Building in Longview Washington. The sculpture titled Blossom of Life (I Think), celebrates Longview’s growth from the surrounding forest and trees. Merging this tree origin with a new Health and Science building, we re-adapted the age-old Tree of Life metaphor found […]
Steel and plastic Blossoms are coming together in our fab shop and over at the out-of-house paint shop.
Like trees planted to prevent erosion, the Riverscape Sculpture Series are now in place and anchor two public courtyards at the shifting edge between Pearl District development and the Guild’s Lake Industrial Sanctuary. The three sculptures celebrate the work and the story of master penman, train crossing watchman, and Greek immigrant Tom Stefopoulos, […]
Fabrication of the Lyric Tree. The second of three sculptures for Riverscape Apartments in NW Portland.