Client: City of Memphis, Urban Arts Commission
Location: Memphis, TN, United States
Completion date: 2016
Artwork budget: $63,000
Public Art Agent
City of Memphis, Urban Arts Commission
This work is at the park entrance in Zodiac Park in Memphis TN. It's 17' hight, 13' wide, 5' deep.
This piece was designed to work with existing structures in the park.
Urban Arts facilitated the selection committee, everyone was very supportive and helpful. There was community involvement in the form of workshops. We made concrete stepping stones which the residents could take home. Every sign of the Zodiac is featured on the arc, either in the form of mosaic on the columns or the constellations in cast glass overhead. The mosaic includes kiln fired painted glass.
Workshops were held in the community in conjunction with this project.