The Flora Series represents the three times that I have had to redo  the same installation site due to someone “acquiring” the art.  It has become a test of wills as each time the piece has been removed I make a point to install another one.  Eventually, I am going to use this particular “situation”…

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In winter of 2007 we had more trees go down.  On particular tree fell across Ring Hill Road near my studio.  After they cut back the tree and reopened the road there was a perfect installation site available.  The first design was “Sun” and then one day it was gone. Where abouts unknown.  I re-did…

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This was the largest piece that I had done for the project so far and it was more detailed than the previous works.  At this point I wanted to become more illustrative with the installations.  I also began to experiment with an expanded staining application. It was in one of the best locations and along…

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Artist Trust is one of the most amazing art organizations in the world. If you are an artist in the state of Washington and have a project you want to do you have no choice but to ask Artist Trust for support. The GAP Grant, (Grants for Artist Projects) is an annual grant that is…

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After Cycles was removed I found another small site to do a follow up installation in my neighborhood.  I made a mistake in the staining and it doesn't have the contrast that I like.  I may try and redo it at a later date but for now it is one of the more obscure pieces…

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This piece was the first installation that I put out into the complete public realm.  It was placed on Novelty Hill Road which is a main arterial out of the Snoqualmie Valley with a lot of vehicular traffic.  It also represents a more detailed imagery selection.  Someone also commented on seeing it which would have…

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This installation was done on a property near my home that was undeveloped.  It was a series of trees that were blown over and took out our power which was off for two weeks.  It was also the first installation that generated some comment.  I was contacted by a friend in my neighborhood who wanted…

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This is the second installation that I did.  It was much larger than the Peace Study and was done on a fallen tree that had a huge root ball attached to it…It was a simple design with universal appeal.  However, t his piece has "disappeared" into a  subterranean level.  Over time the huge root ball…

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This is the short explanation of the Offerings Project that I used to generate interest and promote the project early on. The Offerings to the Wind is an ongoing public art installation that was inspired by a single incident. Last years severe winter wind storm had a a stunning effect on my rural community.  Fallen…

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