Circus Park, Entryway

Submitted by Danielle Glaysher-Cobian

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Client: ARC, City of Sarsota

Location: Sarasota, FL, United States

Completion date: 2012

Artwork budget: $38,000

Project Team

Architect

Phil Smith

DWJA

Art Consultant

Matt Gagnon

Advanced Recreation Concepts

Artist

Danielle Glaysher-Cobian

Overview

Circus park Entryway feature is a frontage for a children's playspace that depicts a Circus Traincar and provides and elegant doorway to commemorate the city's circus history.

Goals

Goals: To integrate community's input and needs, to celebrate and depict theme of Circus, to provide a safe and friendly frontage to the park

Process

Artists and designers, architect and engineers strived for an artistic interpretation and synthesize ideas for a functional and pleasing space. Using historical references and practical needs for safety, accesibility and child friendliness.