Richard Swanson: Public Art

Soar
2007, painted steel, powder coated aluminum
University of Montana,Helena, College of Technology
Montana Arts Council, Percent for Art Award
18' high x 18' x 9'
budget: $45,000

A sculpture of abstract wing-like forms, Soar was created for a college of technology. While referencing a specific aspect of their program (aircraft), Soar resonates more broadly as a symbol of their lofty goal of excellence in education--both technical and academic.

Public Art of sculptor Richard Swanson: Soar
Public Art of sculptor Richard Swanson: Soar
Public Art of sculptor Richard Swanson: Soar
Public Art of sculptor Richard Swanson: Soar