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Share your thoughts on arts, cultural, and library resources in Lafayette.
(Comparte sus pensamientos sobre los recursos artísticos, culturales y bibliotecarios en Lafayette.)

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Circle of Life by Sandy Friedman

Large sculpture over nine feet tall with bright red hoops and circular flat disks, large and small

Artist Statement

The environment of Colorado and the Southwest significantly influences my work. I draw from the energy of the mountains, sky, weather, plains, grasslands, rivers, wetlands, and our urban environments. My sculptures represent the energy fou...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Trail 413 by Kyle Ocean

Two four sided columns with angled tops, every surface has raised texture of topographical lines

Artist Statement

Kyle Ocean is a sculpture artist from Fort Collins, CO whose work is concept-driven and centered around geographical exploration and public involvement. Earning his BFA from Oregon State University with a focus in Sculpture and Printmaking...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Miss Poppins' Favorite by Justin Deister

Larger than life whimsical red closed umbrella standing upright small cloud on top

Artist Statement

I enjoy tapping into our cultural and human experience for inspiration. I love the subjective and ambiguous and a bit of mystery, trusting the viewer's personal interpretation from their own life experience. My creations tug at he...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Space Moon by Reven Marie Swanson

Bright green with yellow hand drawn marks and symbols, made of intersected circular sheets of metal

Artist Statement

Space Moon is an exploration of implied kinetics.  The steel shapes intertwine as though it may roll off down the street. The colors are finished in a highly durable powder coat and dance with striking energy. It appears to be an ...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Spiritsafe #14 by John Zylstra

Tall table made using hefty beams of rusted steel with a stainless steel house on top

Artist Statement

Spiritsafe #14 is part of an ongoing series of work inspired by "Spirit Houses" of the peoples of the far north and secondarily refers to funerary pyres/platforms of the Plains peoples.The base form is made of mild steel treated ...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Bell Tree by Joe Allred

Twelve foot tall post, three arms extend out at the top hanging differently sized bells.

Artist Statement

I am fascinated with the exploration of shapes within shapes, order coming from disorder, and the unexpected magnitude of small, ordinary objects representing the profound importance of tiny things. Those little things can analogize the co...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Abundance Tree by Charlotte and Ben Zink

Flat angular tree trunk shape with large bright red balls on the tip of each pointed branch

Artist Statement

Charlotte ZinkIn my life, I’ve enjoyed working with many mediums. Since 1998 my focus has been sculpting metals with my partner, Ben; together we create Zink Metal Art. I offer a fluid sense of design and form, and Ben engineers ...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Spiral Dance by Harold Linke

11 foot tall ribbon-like dancing figure in white bronze

Artist Statement

Wispy, joyful, heroic, gravity-defying white gesture sculptures created using methods and materials never-before available. 

Every sculptor starts with sculpting wax and clay, sometimes stone.  I spent a decade there, copy...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Bronze Amazon by Anne Shutan

Vertical sculpture, straight and curved forms on all sides

Artist Statement

Anne Shutan creates one-of-a-kind sculptures and furniture, affirming the sensuous nature of wood. Shutan’s work is sought by collectors around the country who know they are buying treasures that will be around for generations.

Anne enliven...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Space Cat “Cosmo” by Anthony Guntren

Life size bronze sculpture of a seated cat wearing a helmet with antenna on top

Artist Statement

I, like many artists, tend to take my sculpture too seriously.  With this in mind Space Cat "Cosmo" came to life; a playful artwork that will hopefully give the viewer a smile, perhaps even a chuckle. If you turn on your...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Candy Mama Cupcake by Melissa Sclafani

Five foot wide, very large cupcake with light pink icing

Artist Statement

Candy Mama Cupcake was conceived in admiration and as a feminist response to the large-scale outdoor pop works of artists like Claes Oldenburg making it a great addition to Art on the Street 2022, it is not only its own piece of contempora...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Snowy Owl by Stephen Landis

Five foot tall snowy owl with smooth forms and surface

Artist Statement

Clay is the material I prefer to work with.  To me, sculpting in clay is like drawing into three-dimensional space, which is why I prefer to realize my ideas in small clay maquettes rather than on a sketch pad.  Clay is f...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Joie de Vivre by Jodie Bliss

Ornamental, abstract piece featuring gold spheres

Artist Statement

This sculpture considers the emotional, physical, and environmental qualities of thoughtful living, and conveys optimism, a state of equilibrium, and well-being.

My name is Jodie Bliss. I am the owner of Bliss Studio Custom Metalwork in Mon...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Metamorphosis by Vanny Channal

Large butterfly, the wings are made of many different washers

Artist Statement

My medium is scrap metal sculpting. Scrap metal because the story of each of these individual pieces is also my story. My story of overcoming circumstances, my story of redemption, my story of taking something that outlived its purpose and...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Muse of Art by Jodie Bliss

Large steel sculpture conveys female figure with paintbrush bristle tail

Artist Statement

An artist sees the world just a little bit differently, and their practice is to translate their vision to the world, unabashed and unashamed.

My name is Jodie Bliss. I am the owner of Bliss Studio Custom Metalwork in Monument, Colorado and...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Inside Out 7 by MacRae Wylde

Large shard made of aluminum held up by darker metal posts

Artist Statement

The phrase “inside out” takes me to my childhood, making sure my sweater was on correctly and finding socks with the fuzzy side in. It is the idea that what is on the inside defines the outside. A negative space is an i...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Trinity by Diego Harris

Very large tree made of metal with sinewy, curling, tapered branches

Artist Statement

Diego Harris is based in the small northern California town of Upper Lake. He has had a gallery there since 2007. His current focus is constructing larger than life, whimsical sculptures primarily made of welded steel, sheet metal, and rec...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Farmer by Larry Starck

Realistic bronze sculpture of an older male farmer and his dog

Artist Statement

With the horizon of fields in sight, the farmer and dog at the water’s edge proudly anticipate the promise of tomorrow.

Artist: Larry Starck from Loveland, COLocation: 109 N. Public RoadMaterials: Bronze...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Monarch Metamorphosis Garden Throne by Betsy Hicks

Chair covered with mosaic tiles depicting garden scenes and phases of Monarch butterfly lifecycle

Artist Statement

For Monarch Metamorphosis Garden Throne, I combined my love of gardening and mosaics. I sculpted dense polystyrene styrofoam into the shape of a throne.  This was then covered in wire mesh and concrete to create a solid substrate ...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Forever in My Heart 2 by Ken Cable

Two abstract and angular figures, one a man leaning over with a heart, the other a prancing dog

Artist Statement

Forever in My Heart 2 evolved from a series of smaller sculptures I gave to people who were experiencing the pain of losing their pets. This sculpture reflects both the joy and pain of having a pet and serves as a reminder that, even thoug...

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Arts and Cultural Resources - Art on the Street