Community Nature Dance - CODAworx

Community Nature Dance

Submitted by Lisa Cameron Russell

Client: Public Art Program, City and County of Denver, Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs in partnership with The Trust for Public Land

Location: Denver, CO, United States

Completion date: 2020

Artwork budget: $55

Project Team

Artwork Design

Lisa Russell

Lisa J Cameron Artworks LLC

Project Manager

Chandi Aldena

The Trust for Public Land

Public Art Administrator

Rudi Cerri

Denver Public Art


Celebrates park culture and strengthens neighborhood connectedness through community engaged seat-wall mural creation linking pollinator themed sculpture and gardens together. Artwork accents ongoing community celebrations under the kiosko.
Stainless Steel, DTM Color, exterior latex enamel, anti graffiti epoxy UV protectant coating
17.5’H x 6’L x 5’D


The goal was to integrate artwork into Westwood Park that would celebrate the community, instilling a sense of pride and ownership for the park.

The solution was to include a participatory community engagement component through development workshops to encourage community design direction and possible hands on artwork component.

The final artwork respectfully reflects the cultural diversity and history of the neighborhood while accenting the updated park pollinator theme.

The project includes a community created seat-wall mural accenting the sculpture. The yellow running through the mural panels represents the thread that binds and connects us all.