Viejas

Submitted by Lea de Wit

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Client: Viejas Casino & Resort

Location: Alpine, CA, United States

Completion date: 2018

Project Team

Client

Viejas Casino & Resort

Art Consultant

Dyversified Art

Artist

Lea de Wit

Overview

This hand-blown, wall-mounted sculptural glass leaves composition was designed & created for the new spa at the Viejas Casino & Resort in Alpine, CA, just east of San Diego, CA. The composition is approximately 8'H x 6'W.

Goals

It was commissioned to be the focal artwork in the main entry to the new spa & to evoke a sense of calm & serenity. The composition was designed to feel like a "waterfall" of leaves & capture the effect of leaves cascading down the wall gently curling & twisting as they "float" towards the floor.

Process

I worked together with the art consultant to incorporate feedback from the client into the design stages while still maintaining the project goals & design integrity.