Ruminant (the Grand Masticator)

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Originally part of the Fermentation Fest’s 2013 Farm/Art DTour in Reedsburg, Wis., popular demand kept this stained glass harvesting combine on display in the field until the following spring. In Fall of 2014, it reappeared in Downtown Reedsburg — as a permanent centerpiece in the newly created Harvest Park.

 

 

Le Bagatelle de Bagatelle

 

An Unconventional Mini-Golf Hole

for the Walker Art Center’s Artist-Designed Mini-Golf Course

 

Designed as a conceptual play on the true history of the pinball machine.

 

 

Ardee Awards

 

A Series of Bronze Trophies

for The Fête—Celebrating Excellence in the Arts at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, MN

 

 

Near-Mint Condition

 

A Stained Glass Tractor

for the 2010 Minnesota Biennial at the Soap Factory in Minneapolis, MN

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Healthy Acquaintances, Icons of Medicine,

and Random Survey Pulse (RCTC Project Page)

 

A Series of Public Art Installations

for Rochester Community and Technical College — Medical Sciences Building, Rochester, MN.

This set of installations includes a stained glass window bay, stained glass light fixtures and sculptural vitrines — all health and medically themed.

 

 

 

 

Commonweal Stash

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A Series of Architectural Art Installations

for the lobby area of the Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro, MN

consisting of suspended and interactive sculptural elements, dioramas and vitrines —

based on a combination of the detritus of local rural culture and the Theatre’s own history.

 

Conservation of Energy and The Sun Touches All

 

A Series of Stained Glass Windows

adorning the window bays at John Marshall High School in Rochester, MN

incorporating reclaimed glass and dishware

and created together with the local student body as an integrative learning project.

 

 

Bluffland Highlights

 

A Regionally-Themed Stained Glass Window

for F&M Community Bank in Preston, Minnesota

 

Tessellated Mosaic

 

An Expanding Iron Tile Mosaic Created via a Series of Workshops

for and with Fillmore Central High School Students and Staff

in Harmony, MN

“Standard Issue” Iron Pours

 

A Series of Iron Pour Workshops at the Unnasch Family Farm — Since 2006.

 

“Glassicles” Chandelier-Style Installations

 

A Series of Three Sculptural Light Installations

Created out of Reclaimed Bottles and Drinkware

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Winners of

multiple ICSC

U.S. MAXI Awards

 

A

Public Art Network

Year in Review

Winner for 2013

 

- Americans for the Arts,

Washington, D.C.

 

 

Burnt Matchstick

 

This 40-foot-tall steel-framed stained glass sculpture referencing a burnt wooden matchstick was installed outside the Rochester Art Center in Spring of 2015.

Rochester, Minnesota

 

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Seasonal Hide-and-Seek

 

A Regionally-Themed Stained Glass Window

for White Bear Lake Branch Library in White Bear Lake, Minnesota

 

Playtime in Indy

 

This 50-foot-tall holiday tree made entirely of toys and lit from within was installed at the Indianapolis Museum of Art for the 2015 and 2016 holiday seasons.

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

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Holiday Trees for Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland  — a Metro D.C. Community

 

Playtime Jubilee — 2013 — Whimsically Conjured Entirely of Toys and Sporting Goods

 

Silver Symphony — 2014 — Musically Themed Holiday Tree

 

Well-Seasoned Greetings — 2015 — Food-Themed Holiday Tree

 

Positivi-Tree — 2016 — Holiday Tree Representing Inclusivity, Protection, and Shelter

Florid and Droll

 

A Series of Five Sculptures with Backlit Stained Glass

Created using Reclaimed Gardening Implements

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Awarded one of six

Wisconsin Top

Rural Development

Initiatives

in 2016

 

 

 

Tribute ... Tarry (A Moving Water Perspective)

Tribute … Tarry (A Moving Water Perspective)

 

A sculpture crafted primarily from repurposed construction and housing materials

with a running water feature during the warmer months

for the La Crosse area Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Onalaska, WI

Bloodroot

 

This 25-foot-tall steel-framed stained glass sculpture referencing a bloodroot flower was installed at Royal Botanical Gardens in July 2016.

Burlington, Ontario, Canada

 

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