Artist statement on 3 Projects for Lane Transit District
Artworks for West Eugene Stations and Driver Relief Building in Eugene Oregon
Fender’s Blue Butterfly Courtyard Fence at LTD Willow Creek Driver Relief Building
Constructed of laser cut powder coated aluminum, 6 1/2 feet tall and 34 feet in length. The Fender’s Blue Butterfly Courtyard Fence honors the reappearance of the butterfly to its natural habitat of the Willamette Valley prairie land in 1989 after believed for decades to be extinct. The Nature Conservancy has been successfully restoring the Fender’s Blue population in the Willow Creek preserve area adjacent to West Eugene EmX transit line.
Pollination Station – Commerce Station East Bound
48 square feet of lace-like cut stainless steel panels pay homage to the pollinators and host plants of the West Eugene Willow Creek Preserve.
Willow Creek Wildlife Station – Commerce Station North Side
32 square feet of cut stainless steel panels bring attention to abundant wildlife in the adjacent Willow Creek Preserve Nature Conservancy land.