Mad Jack Plumage

Submitted by Annette Coleman

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Client: Colorado Creative Industries, Colorado State Gov

Location: Gunnison, CO, United States

Completion date: 2020

Artwork budget: $25,000

Project Team

Artist

Annette Coleman

Artist

Rick Tronvig

Overview

Mad Jack Plumage Installation
Medium:
Bas relief stained glass mosaic lighted installation

Dimensions:
8’ x 15’ x 8″

Price: 25,000
$25000.00

Year Completed:
2020

Primary Discipline:
Installation

Art in Public Places:
Yes

Location:
Colorado Western University, Gunnison Colorado

Public Art Program:
Colorado Creative Industries, In the collection of the State of Colorado

Description:
Abstraction of nature’s forms both, flora and fauna are favorites themes in my artwork. The installation of “Mad Jack Plumage” includes 5 large LED lighted stained glass mosaic feathers using Western Colorado University’s mascot of Mad Jack with his feather in his cap as inspiration.

Goals

To work with the university to enhance a new building lobby.

Process

We began with the idea of floor mosaics. However, the concrete floor was already poured when I was brought on board and there was no way in the budget to apply the mosaics and not trip over them. So, wall work was designed instead and LED lights applied to shine through and around the feathers.