Since designing and painting “supergraphics” in the dormitory stairtowers of Bucknell University, I have gone back and forth as an artist and a curator/manager of public artworks by other artists. Here are few as curator or manager.
Artist Made Building Parts
Invented for King County Arts Commission (4Culture), 1991
A program that promoted artists/craftspersons to Seattle architects and King County facilities division to make elements of buildings.
Implemented by then Project Manager Cath Brunner
Artist Peter Reiquam: Animal control weathervane.
Meeting of Cultures
Invented for the King County Arts Commission (4Culture) on the 500 anniversary of the arrival of Columbus in the Americas. 1992
A program of public artworks by Native American artists in consultation with the tribes of western Washington State.
Dialogue with tribes coordinated by Phillip Red Eagle. Implemented by then project manager Barbara Luecke.
Artist David Boxley. Totem for Beaver Lake Park
Invented for the King County Arts Commission (4Culture) at the Green River Trail 1993
Three Native American artists created new public artworks in response to the Duwanish people’s legend of the Northwind’s Fishweir.
Implemented by then project manager Barbara Luecke
Artist Susan Point