Vera Chroma, 12-22-03

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Client: Art Expressions

Location: Oak Lawn, IL, United States

Completion date: Jan 01, 2019

Artwork budget: $70,000

Project Team

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Matt Sherer

Bone Yard Designs

Art Consultant

Terri Schaffer

Art Expressions

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Stacey Zasadny

3Form

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Dee Wade

Wade Metals

Artist

Leilani Schweitzer

Vera Chroma

Overview

Art in the lobby of a cancer treatment center, brightens the space to bring lightness and joy to the patients and clinic staff. Finished piece is 20 feet wide, 13.5 feet tall. Made of resin, stainless steel, wood and paint.

Goals

As the art is 3-dimensional and made of transparent resin, the finished piece looks different from every angle. Each person, depending on where they view the art- from right, left, beneath or outside, will experience a different composition. As people often will spend a lot of time in the waiting area, the art is designed to be an intriguing, beautiful distraction.

Process

The finished piece is a product of collaboration between the artist, client, and fabricators. The client saw and approved every stage of the design process, from the color palettes and material samples, to fully rendered drawings.