Client: Blessing Hancock
Location: Morgan Hill Community Center, CA, United States
Completion date: 2015
Artwork budget: $40,000
Gizmo Art Production Inc
The sculpture is made up of bicycle wheels highlighting the communities cycling interests. LED lighting casts intricate shadows onto the surrounding hard-scape and visitors to the sculpture. The sculpture was designed by the artist Blessing Hancock and fabricated and installed by Gizmo Art Production.
Encompass is an abstraction of Morgan Hill’s topographical location in Santa Clara Valley. The folded panels allude to the surrounding hillsides of the Pacific Coast and Diablo Mountain ranges, with the two curvilinear forms enclose the city between them.