SELECTED INSTALLATIONS & COMMISSIONS
2012, Philosopher’s Way, McLaren Park, San Francisco, CA: A 2.7-mile city park trail defined by markers, strategically located musing stations and benches. Collaboration with Susan Schwartzenberg
2010, Commons, Port Angeles, WA: Permanent installation of GIS rendered cast aluminum facsimiles of the seven highest peaks in Olympic Nation Park – located on the student commons of Peninsula College. Collaboration with Sue Richards
2010, Blanche, Seattle, WA: Permanent installation of a floating acoustic sculpture located on South Lake Union. Collaboration with Sue Richards
2008, La Sombra Danza, Phoenix, AZ: Permanent installation of a kinetic shade structure for Valley Metro Rail System.
2006, Wave Wall, LIGO, Livingston, LA: Permanent installation of 85’ long by 25’ high wind driven kinetic façade of a new education center run jointly by MIT and CalTech. Collaboration with Shawn Lani, Charles Sowers, LIGO scientists and HPD, Boulder, CO
2004, Sky Sweeps, Aberdeen, WA: Permanent installation of three 85’ high kinetic oars. Collaboration with Sue Richards
2002, Wind Riders, Washington State University, TriCities Campus, Richland, WA: Permanent installation of bicycle wind vanes. Collaboration with Sue Richards
1999, Arbor Vitae, Coolbaugh Hall, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO: Exterior/interior work employing branching patterns as a metaphor for learning. Collaboration with Ted Prescott
1998, Wind Ride, Kunst in Der Landschaft IV, Güt Gastëil, Prigglitz, Austria: Created a trio of bicycle wind vanes. Collaboration with Sue Richards
1997, Crapper Obscura, Deep Creek School, Telluride, CO: Converted existing privy into a camera obscura.
1995, Clapotis (Lake Music), Le Bouveret, Switzerland: Installed a floating acoustic sculpture on Lake Geneva in conjunction with Le Project Léman Animations Chimériques, June – September. Collaboration with Sue Richards
1994, A Companion Place, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA: A permanent addition to an existing comfort garden for hospital staff and AIDS patients, commissioned by San Francisco Arts Commission.
1994, Le Pont Romain, Vaison La Romaine, France: With students from Ecole D’Art Aix-En-Provence, created a temporary installation on a two thousand year old Roman bridge.
1991, Byxbee Park , Palo Alto, CA: Developed master plan for 140-acre landfill park and completed a 45-acre portion. Collaboration with Michael Oppenheimer and George Hargreaves & Associates
1989, Percival Creek Bridge, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA: A covered bridge. Collaboration with George Gonzales
1989, The Spring, Art Park, Lewiston, NY: Spring restoration and refuge for park visitors.
1988, Ice House, Aughinbaugh Gallery, Messiah College, Grantham, PA: Temporary installation.
1987, Reflections on Light, Crandon Park Sculpture Garden: Temporary installation, March 16 - May 30, sponsored by Art-in-Public Places, Miami, FL. Collaboration with George Gonzales
1986, Wave Organ, San Francisco, CA: The permanent installation of a wave activated acoustical sculpture in San Francisco Bay, sponsored by the Exploratorium. Collaboration with George Gonzales
1984, Cascade Flume, Mill Valley, CA: A flume reconnecting a 150-year-old sawmill to its original source of power, a temporary installation sponsored by InterArts of Marin.
1981, Sky Art, Battery Park, New York, NY: Floating luminescent sculpture, sponsored by Creative Time.
2011, Seattle As Collector: The Seattle Office of Arts& Cultural Affairs Turns 40, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2007, herbert bayer earthworks, a group exhibition celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Herbert Bayer earthworks at Mill Creek Canyon, Kent, WA
2007, Homage to a Mentor, an exhibition honoring Salvatore Scarpitta, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2006, Breeching Boundaries: An interdisciplinary Approach, Aughinbaugh Gallery, Messiah College, Grantham, PA
2004, Art Seattle Urban Parks Art, an overview of artwork being done in Seattle’s park system, City Space Gallery, Seattle, WA
2003, Water In A New Way, an exhibition exploring water use and environmental impact, SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001, RE-TIRE, an exhibition addressing issues of tire recycling, The Gallery at Carillon, Charlotte, NC
2000, Trouble Shooting Gun Violence, a community exhibition of works examining gun violence during NRA’s annual meeting, Charlotte, NC
1999, Drip, Blow, Burn: Forces of Nature in Contemporary Art, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
1996, Wind Works, an exhibition of wind-related artwork, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA. Temporary installation with Michael Oppenheimer
1995, Facing Eden: 100 Years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
1994, Old Glory, New Story: Flagging of the 21st Century, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA
1994, Le Project Leman Animations Chimeriques, Association L.A.C., Montreux, Switzerland
1994, Color in the Shadows: Bay Area Cyberart, California College of Arts, Oakland, CA
1987, Twenty Summers Past, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
1985, Valentines Group Show, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1984, All_Ears, Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
1983, Audio_Eyes, Artspace, Sunny Hills, Australia
2011 - Senior Artist Emeritus, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
2010 – 2012 Research Fellow, Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Research, Marseille, France
2007 – 2008 Principal Investigator, NSF funded Outdoor Exploratorium Project, San Francisco, CA
2007 Adjunct Professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
2006 Visiting Artist, Messiah College, Grantham, PA
2002 – 2011 Senior Artist, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
1998 – 2001 Creative Director, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
1997 – 2004 Board of Trustees - past Chair, Alliance of Artists Communities, Providence, RI
1996 – 2005, Adjunct Professor, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1996 – 2001 Research Fellow, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
1997 – 1998 Visiting Artist, Deep Creek School, Telluride, CO, in conjunction with Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1994 – 1995 Visiting Artist, Ecole d’Art, Aix-En-Provence, France
1971 – 1998 Director of Art Programs, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
1981 – 1982/83 Lecturer, Center for Experimental and Inter-disciplinary Arts, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
2007, Penny Stamps Lecture Series, University of Michigan
1993, Honor Award, American Society for Landscape Architecture, Byxbee Landfill Park
1994, Outstanding Achievement, US Conference of Mayors, Byxbee Landfill Park
1988, Artist Fellowship, California Arts Council
1988, Eureka Fellowship, Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco, CA
1980, NEA, Art in Public Places Planning Grant
1970, Purchase Award, Tenth Annual St. Jude Competition, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
1969, Rinehart Prize, Rinehart School of Sculpture, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1969 Rinehart School of Sculpture, Baltimore, MD; MFA, with honors,1969
1966 Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO; BA, Art, 1966