The Face of the Community
THE FACE OF THE COMMUNITY (2007) Northside Aztlan Community Center, Fort Collins, CO
Media: Cast concrete and glass, metal and stone embeds; Windows: Water-jet cut powder coated steel, fritted windows
Dimensions: Panels: 54” x 168” x 2”; Windows: 6’ diameter
Commissioning Agency: Fort Collins Art in Public Places Program
Design collaboration with architects for walls, windows and floor enhancements for new recreation center. Sculpted portraits are based on drawings from local elementary school students and building users, cast in glass and concrete and integrated into outside wall and building accents. Other enhancements include fritted windows and a metal stencil porthole on the building face, inspired by Mexican paper cuts.