Encompass

Submitted by Gizmo Art Production, Inc.

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Client: Blessing Hancock

Location: Morgan Hill Community Center, CA, United States

Completion date: 2015

Artwork budget: $40,000

Project Team

Artist

Blessing Hancock

Skyrim Studio

Industry Resource

Mark Sabatino

Gizmo Art Production Inc

Overview

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.

Goals

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.