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DATE 2016
MEDIUM Mixed Media: Digital composite, photographs, tubes, wood
SIZE 20' x 24' x 8'
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TimePeace - 2016


DATE 2016
MEDIUM Travertine Marble and Earthworks
SIZE 28′ X 28′ X 6′



Shadow of central solar marker stone, cut to angles of Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice sun altitude, falls on ground stones to record meaningful dates.…

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Timepeace (in progress) - 2015

DATE  2015
MEDIUM  Travertine Marble and base
SIZE  6′ X 4′ x 6′


Shadow of central solar marker stone, cut to angles of Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice sun altitude, falls on ground stones to record meaningful dates.…

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Pentecost - 1992


Harvest V - 1991

DATE 1991
MEDIUM  Hay Bales and Steel
SIZE  3″ X 3′ X 9′


Created for the “Mile of Sculpture” exhibition in 1991, this temporary installation piece was sited in front of the old St.…

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Pacifica Sun Portal I - 1988


Sunhenge Park - 1987

DATE 1987
MEDIUM Found steel parts and Earthworks
SIZE 210′ X 80′ X 18′


This permanent solar-aligned installation was built to preserve a memory  of the previous U.S. Steel plant site.…

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Solar Tone Towers - 1986

DATE 1986
MEDIUM  Concrete and Steel
SIZE  110′ X 50′ X 28′


Located in greater L.A. (City of Commerce, CA), a central tower with wind chimes is aligned facing due West (East behind), with flanking elements indicating Solstice and Equinox sunrise/sunset positions on the horizon.…

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Three Spaces: Three Visions - 1980

DATE 1980, Massachusetts College of Art
MEDIUM  Beach Castings, Mixed Media
SIZE  40′ X 30′ X 12′


Beach castings from Plum Island, Massachusetts.…

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Interface - 1979

DATE 1979
MEDIUM Mixed Media Installation
SIZE  40′ X 30′ X 10;



Installation at Tufts University Visual Arts Gallery, Medford, MA. Site Specific installation dealt with the interface of Earth and sky (beach castings and Celestial alignment) and the dualistic point of balance between high and low tides (castings were made from the intertidal zone).…

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Solar Whale Song Shrine (Maquette) - 1976

DATE 1976
MEDIUM Pit Fired Clay
SIZE 18″ X 18″ X 3″


Maquette for permanent installation project in collaboration with Charles Mattox (not built). Designed for Santa Barbara, CA, the piece was meant to be a site for interaction with migrating whales.…

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Sol Marker II - 1974

DATE 1974
MEDIUM Mixed Media
SIZE  6′ X 3′ X 9′


An Earth Casting from a site in El Valle, NM, oriented true East/West, records the Summer Solstice. At solar noon, shadows from the top brass rings fall on a corresponding arrangement of small brass pins in the “earth” surface.…

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Silverlace - 1972

DATE 1972
MEDIUM Steel and Planting
SIZE 9′ X 9′ X 3″ (variable with planting)

Found wagon-wheel rims provide a sculptural trellis for Silver Lace Vine (see detail). The seasonally-changing piece celebrates growth, life, and a fusion of sacred geometric shapes.…

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Journey III - 1971

DATE 1971
MEDIUM Ceramic and Wood
SIZE 23″ X 6″ X 18″

One of eighteen elements in the installation “Earth Altar III,” exhibited at the University of New Mexico Fine Arts Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.…

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Earth Altar III - 1971

DATE 1971
MEDIUM  Mixed-Media Installation
SIZE  12′ x 4′ x 12′

Installation at the University of New Mexico Fine Arts Gallery. Includes Earth castings, Stone Nugget hanging, maquette of the Earth Mother Shrine, Nugget 21, barn wood, and earth.…

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Earth Mother Shrine - 1971

DATE 1971
MEDIUM Mixed Media
SIZE 14′ X 8′ X 5′




Built on the campus of the University of New Mexico to celebrate the second annual Earth Day, it contains two small chambers, aligned true North/South.…

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Snow Nuggets - 1970

DATE 1970
SIZE  20′ X 6′ X 3′


Nambe New Mexico. Further evolution of the Nugget concept to a time-based, outdoor, process piece. Nuggets changed form while melting away over a three day period.…

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