OPEN GALLERY Public Art Exhibits for Los Angeles, Southern California and Hawai'i
This spirit totem is in honor of our Native Americans who knew how to live in harmony with the land....
Images of surfer and wave on the sculpture's southern exposure
The sculpture as focal point of Carlsbad's newly designed traffic circle/roundabout
The sculpture's central image shows lifeguards and their dowy engaged in rescue.
The public space entrance to the new 6-million dollar Lifeguard Headquarters was also designed with native landscaping, seating, and a decorative pavement medallion. The adjacent stairway leads to Laguna Beach's Heisler Park Sculpture Garden.
Ekson's earlier public artwork was removed to accommodate the expansion of nearby restaurant seating space.
The public space surrounding "Wish", in a quiet corner of the busy shopping center, provides an attractive area with seating and native landscaping.
Phung Huynh uses forms and figures from Mexican and Chinese cut-paper folk art as symbolic and metaphoric representations of El Monte's early agricultural history.
Eloy Torrez's work depicts the transient encounters and resulting unexpected conversations with strangers provided by transit and commuting experiences. Here stairs are transitional elements allowing us to "pass through, across and over scenarios."
Vincent Ramos' mural pays tribute to the El Monte Legion Stadium, which served as a popular and broadly integrated entertainment locale during an earlier era of racial and ethnic division. Ramos depicts many of the venue's historic entertainers, promoters and events.
Martin Durazo intended this abstract work of bold and "swooping" colors to "mirror the day-to-day power of people "on the go." Metallic blues evoke the California seashore and the man-made transportation environment.
Programmed lighting contrasts the white chandelier with a changing backdrop of blue and red color and pattern, visible from the Vermont/Wilshire Metro Station across Wilshire Boulevard.
Cliff Garten Installation Video
Vintage 1960s video footage from the Elsinore Grand Prix
Artist Robin Golden at work on the mural, November 2014.
Malibu officials on the "Keep It Clean, Malibu" mural project
At left: mural at Trancas Canyon Park
Cross Creek Road,
Morning View Drive at Philip Avenue