Helios

Submitted by Hunter Brown

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Client: Sculpture at the River Market

Location: Little Rock, AR, United States

Completion date: 2021

Artwork budget: $250,000

Project Team

Design/Fabrication

Hunter Brown

Innovative Sculpture Design LLC

Fabrication Assistant

Chandler George

Innovative Sculpture Design

Overview

Helios is a modern site-specific sculpture designed for the corner of 5th and Main in the Downtown Corridor of Little Rock, AR. Helios is constructed in marine grade stainless steel and stands 24′ high. The piece marks the geographic center of the state of Arkansas and was commissioned by the City of Little Rock and Sculpture at the River Market.

Goals

- create a piece that is interesting from all angels,
- placemaking
- evoke interaction
- beautify the space
- powerful scale