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.
“A nurse log is a fallen tree which, as it decays, provides ecological facilitation to seedlings.” – en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurse_log A short trip from our shop to the site, we transported “Nurse Column” to it’s home at the southern edge of Guild’s Lake Industrial Sanctuary. The first of three pieces that celebrate […]
A snowy one week installation of three sculptures on the lower Chesapeake. The sculptures are designed to be highly site responsive, located between Park Ave, Harbor Park commuter Amtrak Station and the light rail Tide Station. See installed sculptures here.
Norfolk Sculpture Series seen driving by on I-264 out of downtown Norfolk,VA toward Virginia Beach. The video begins with Harbor Park, Tides Station and train when the Ship Shell appears , after which the Signal Carrier and Stealth Reef can be seen in front of the Amtrak Station just before […]
Ship Shell, Signal Carrier and Stealth Reef are all nearing completion in our fabrication shop. Excited to see them installed on-site! Go here too see the designs for all three pieces.
We have just completed the design for a new suspended sculpture for Lower Columbia College’s recently completed Health and Life Sciences building in Longview, WA. The sculpture titled Blossom of Life, celebrates Longview’s growth from the surrounding forest and trees. Merging this tree origin with a new Health and Science building, […]
We had a successful installation with the fantastic help of ODOT at the new Willamette River Bridge in Eugene, OR. Putting up the columns. Placing the basket. Placing the flowers. Completed Camas Basket. Thanks to everybody for making it so smooth!!
We are excited to begin working on a proposal for a new addition to the public art at LCC. (Lower Columbia College). Check back for future post with design drawings/ models.
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