Waterfall

Submitted by Kana Tanaka

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Client: Kaiser Permanente

Location: Roseville, CA, United States

Completion date: 2019

Artwork budget: $80,000

Project Team

Client

Chang K. Yi

Kaiser Permanente, NFS, Service Delivery Team -Roseville

Artist

Kana Tanaka

Overview

Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Offices – Riverside, Roseville CA. It begins with clear glass droplets depicting the pure crystal waters at its source. Undulating gently, multicolored petals reflect Roseville's plethora of native leaves and flowers. Streaming downward in dance, clear droplets become filled with tiny bubbles as they plunge five stories to the bottom. To represent the evolution and dynamics of water drops that form a waterfall, Tanaka used the hot glass technique to hand-sculpt all the clear and bubble-filled droplets. Glass and stainless steel, 56’ x 7’ x 3’