Air Diffuser 1: Commemoration - CODAworx

Air Diffuser 1: Commemoration

Submitted by Ana Lopez


Location: Houston, TX, United States

Completion date: 2022

Artwork budget: $2,000

Project Team

enamel facilities manager

Steve Vandyk

KVO Industries

facilitated access to KVO

Judy Stone

center for enamel arts


Vitreous enamel on steel panel, 24 x 24 x 1″, In the shape of louvers I used screen printing enamels to hand paint the state tree, bird, wildflower and butterfly of four of the states that saw the biggest population growth after the advent of affordable domestic air conditioning. Clockwise from top are Texas, Georgia, Florida and Arizona. It is now most fittingly in the collection of the Houston Airports. Executed at KVO industries in Santa Rose, CA.


Not commissioned, but purchased for the Houston Public Airports by the Houston Arts Commission.


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Additional Information

Vitreous enamel on steel is suitable for display outside or in locations that require high standards of cleanliness, such as a hospital.