Client: North Carolina State University
Location: Raleigh, NC, United States
Completion date: 2010
Artwork budget: $325,000
Office of the University Architect
for “Wolf Walk Plaza” at North Carolina State University Raleigh, have become a campus icon, transforming a previously non-descript space into a nexus for student life. The sculptures use the school mascot, the wolf pack, to evoke the journey of exploration and expression the students are undertaking during their university years. People are drawn to the sense of time and reflection embodied by these
I worked with the university landscape architects to create a space which invites interacation and has become an iconic part of the North Carolina State campus.
I make permanent-low maintenance installations that are organic and natural. Sunlight plays through my latticed sculptures, shifting between internal and external space. Linear fluidity and bundled energy evoke movement and feeling. My figurative sculptures transcend mimesis with their contemporary structure, metaphorical narrative, and place-making relevance. The participating viewer is given space for interpretation and considers how the evidence of process and craftsmanship remain a part of the expression of the work.