"The reinterpretation of the cyclone fence to promote the beauty of the Jacaranda trees make this a highly successful and meaningful piece of public art that relates to the community."
"This project amplifies the beautiful intersections of mathematics, aesthetics and the natural world. The use of technology to facilitate a poetic experience for participants resonates as an enhancement for public space."
"It is experienced in shifting ways depending upon the location and perspective of the viewer. More importantly, the design reflects and was inspired by the diverse and varied community in which it resides"
"The suite presented a seamless integration of creative and interactive art elements which preserved history in an immersive experiential way, making this project stand out."
"Wow! I absolutely love this project as it is otherworldly, sublime, and visually compelling. The use of natural thorn bush for surface definition fits the installation program perfectly."
"The beauty of this glass art is that it IS the architecture - not merely an additional adornment nor window decoration, but an essential structural element - glorious, translucent, strong and self-supporting."
"The goals of the artwork centered on community which is self-evident in the use of the image of Hodan Mohammed. Public artworks thrive when the process and implementation embrace and reflect the values and peoples of the community."
"This simple illusion of a strong solid material acquiring an ephemeral quality evokes curiosity and a sense of magic. And who isn’t delighted by a little magic?"
"The bridge design, using elements that mimic the plants and trees surrounding it, and colors that integrate so well into the natural environment, results in a visually stunning structure that manages to reinforce the calm nature that it is nestled in."
"These eery tapestries, in image and subject, are a potent example of how public art can engage urgent community conversation on difficult social truths. Provocative statements by artists are essential to democracy and encourage us all to voice, listen and learn."
"Intriguing images, designs and objects drawn from medieval art and architecture are arranged, combined and choreographed into a luminous, dream-like kaleidoscope."
"This grand interpretation of one of the area’s most famous native plants provides an appropriate entryway to welcome visitors to El Paso."