Wishing you Well

Submitted by Paul Sable

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Client: Boston Children's Hospital

Location: Boston, MA, United States

Completion date: 2007

Artwork budget: $100,000

Project Team

Artist

Paul SableSnibbe

Sable-Snibbe Studios

Artist

Pam Wilkins

Wilkins Fine Art Consulting

Overview

Project was designed to recreate the illusion of a water feature which was removed from the Hospital Lobby for safety reasons. It is 30 feet high, 17 feet in diameter. 400 blades of “Grass”Several hundred “water” elements made of heat formed “Varia” thermoplastic.There are also 2 theatrical light fixtures aimed into the mobile, to create a waterfall effect.

Goals

The Water feature was important to the ambiance of the Lobby. Goals were Increased safety, keeping the feeling of water and improving the area with art

Process

The consultant and the hospital art coordinator provided the parameters and much logistical assistance, including an installation staff.

Additional Information

I was very pleased with the outcome of this project, it is one of my finest works. I got to include Theatrical lighting into this, because the budget was generous.