Wishing you Well - CODAworx

Wishing you Well

Client: Boston Children's Hospital

Location: Boston, MA, United States

Artwork budget: $100,000

Project Team


Paul Sable

Sable-Snibbe Studios

Art Consultant

Pam Wilkins

Wilkins Fine Art Consulting


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.


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


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.