Fluid Joy

Submitted by Damien Jones

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Client: John Muir Medical Ctr

Location: Concord, us

Completion date: 2010

Artwork budget: $25,000

Project Team

Artist

DAMIEN JONES

Damien Jones Art

Art Consultant

Deborah Roundtree

Roundtree Visuals

Overview

10' water feature, with Obsidian sphere, and 10' dia ground Mandala pattern. Sculptural piece is high fired ceramic shell filled with concrete.

Goals

To bring a sense of peace and healing to the Healing Garden courtyard, where the piece is placed. They also wanted a strong sound of water flowing, so I incorporated the keyhole at the bottom of the piece, down thru which water falls and splashes.

Process

There was much interplay between myself, the design team, the landscape architects and the hospital, to create a suitable centerpiece for the space. We reviewed many forms, colors, patterns