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Leon Creek Crossing

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by Sarah Yates (Arts)

Tags Barbara Grygutis
Categories Infrastructure/Streets
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"Leon Creek Crossing" is a layered, multi-dimensional work of art designed for the Hausman Road Bridge. The artwork brings images from the natural shapes of the riparian plant community up from below to create an inviting pedestrian walkway along the otherwise concrete bridge. A series of seven arched sculptures, evoking natural shapes, combine to form a sculptural space through which the viewer passes. The canopy of the passage echoes the tree canopy along the Leon Creek Greenway hiking and bike trails below. Artist drawn images are laser cut in aluminum plate. The canopy creates ever shifting shadow patterns and simultaneously provides much needed shade. At night, Leon Creek Crossing is lit from within to create vibrant blue color effects. The lighting in combination with the aluminum creates a shimmering visual texture.

Fabrication: Industrial Stainless International, Chaparral, New Mexico. Engineering: Jack Harrison P. E., Structural Design Consulting, Wimberley, Texas.


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Accession#: 2016.GRY.1
Artist First Name: Barbara
Artist Last Name: Grygutis
More About Artist URL: http://www.barbaragrygutis.com/
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Type: outdoor sculpture
Media 1: aluminum (metal)
Media 2: LED lighting
Dimensions: Seven Units, each 14'H x 14'W x 10'D
Completion Year: 2016
Additional Information URL:
Location Name: Hausman Rd. at Leon Creek
Artwork Address: 6624 W Hausman Rd
Zip Code: 78249
Point X: -98.619034
Point Y: 29.572238
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Council District: 8
Map Point Color: Peach


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6624 W Hausman Rd

Additional Directions: Hausman Rd. at Leon Creek

Leon Creek Crossing

Artist: Barbara Grygutis
Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets
Details: outdoor sculpture, aluminum (metal), LED lighting
Dimensions: Seven Units, each 14'H x 14'W x 10'D
Date completed: 2016
Description:

"Leon Creek Crossing" is a layered, multi-dimensional work of art designed for the Hausman Road Bridge. The artwork brings images from the natural shapes of the riparian plant community up from below to create an inviting pedestrian walkway along the otherwise concrete bridge. A series of seven arched sculptures, evoking natural shapes, combine to form a sculptural space through which the viewer passes. The canopy of the passage echoes the tree canopy along the Leon Creek Greenway hiking and bike trails below. Artist drawn images are laser cut in aluminum plate. The canopy creates ever shifting shadow patterns and simultaneously provides much needed shade. At night, Leon Creek Crossing is lit from within to create vibrant blue color effects. The lighting in combination with the aluminum creates a shimmering visual texture.

Fabrication: Industrial Stainless International, Chaparral, New Mexico. Engineering: Jack Harrison P. E., Structural Design Consulting, Wimberley, Texas.



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