Fort Barnard Playground

Submitted by Bonnie Fitzgerald

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Client: Arlington County Parks and Recreation

Location: Arlington, VA, United States

Completion date: 2014

Artwork budget: $35,000

Project Team

Public Art Agent

Arlington County Parks and Recreation

Artist

Bonnie Fitzgerald

Overview

A kid friendly and lively design to adorn the playground pavilion. Working closely with Landscape Architect, builder and Parks and Recreation representatives we salute children’s imagination. 150 sq. ft., six individual columns each expressing a different theme. High fire ceramic. Park dedicated June 2014.

Goals

The goal was to create an inviting, kid friendly enhancement to what is a terrific overall playground design. The overall playground design is brilliant filled with unique The beautiful mosaics are a bonus!

Process

Worked closely with county representatives, local stakeholders, designers and builder. The art work was designed "through the eyes of a child".

Additional Information

It was an honor to be involved with this project, the playground has transformed the neighborhood.