Posts Categorized: Public Art

The Perchability of Sculptures

Things look different from a bird’s eye view, don’t they? People look smaller from up in the air when jet streams catch feathered wings and carry them aloft to new perches. We, as humans, are always out to find the next best thing to make our lives better, but I have a feeling, so are… Read more »

Contemporary Sculpture Vs. Vectors

Stainless Steel Sculpture

I’m a friend of the Robb”s and decided that I wanted to move to Colorado after finishing grad school. The Robb’s have graciously opened their home so I have a place to stay while job searching. By training and education I’m an analytical chemist. I like to know how and why things work; math, equations,… Read more »

Art and Healthcare = Positive Results

There was a great article in the WSJ on August 18, 2014  (http://online.wsj.com/articles/more-hospitals-use-the-healing-powers-of-public-art-1408404629?KEYWORDS=art+and+healthcare+facilities) touting the benefits of the healing powers of art in healthcare facilities.  For years the thinking was that art work in a healthcare facility should just be soothing, nature based, and possibly loosely figurative.  Today the trend is moving towards more contemporary… Read more »

4 Unique Aspects of a Kevin Robb Sculpture

Unique aspects of Kevin Robb

 Kevin’s designs are fabulous!  They are free flowing and graceful.  Contemporary and classic all at the same time. Kevin’s quality of craftsmanship is not to be compared!  All edges are ground smooth, the individual elements are cut into one another rather than just sat upon the top of each other and there are never any… Read more »

Process of Creativity

Stainless Steel sculpture as public art

It has always been pure joy to experience a sculpture “coming alive” and this process can take on many forms.  A new sculpture being created in the studio is a free flowing process, cutting the metal and welding the different curves.  Then, stepping back and letting the metal speak to what needs to happen next… Read more »

10 Reasons For Sculpture In A Business Park

Sculpture in Business Park-When Dancers Meet

10.  Makes the business park welcoming to the tenants and clients. 9.  Separates your business park from the pack. 8.  Support of the arts is always a positive. 7.  A signature work of art can help brand the business park. 6.  Creates the feeling that something of importance happens here. 5.  It’s just the right… Read more »

Maquettes for Public Art Projects

A maquette is often required for a public art project, and rightly so.  Any time the public is acquiring a piece of art work the public has the right, and obligation, to know exactly what it will be receiving for its monies, and this is just the reason there are so many meetings, committees and… Read more »

Denver Post Arts Writer Says Goodbye

“The arts are not a luxury but an essential part of life.  They probe the very essence of what it means to be human, taking us on emotional journeys that bring us face to face with our weaknesses and sorrows, but that also lift us to incredible heights of joy.” This quote from Kyle MacMillan… Read more »