CALIFORNIA MIST | Bench Project Public Art 

Variable Horizons, Echo 1, 2, 3, & 4. Encaustic, Colored Pastel and Wax on 4 Panels. 24 in x 12 ft, 2016 - Karen Gallagher Iverson

Reproduced Watercolor image on 2 Advertising Panels. 24 in x 14 ft, 2017 

Martin Luther King Jr. Way @ Aileen Street, Oakland, CA. 

The California Mist diptych is part of Bench Projects, an artist led public art platform. Bench Project rents AC Transit bus stop advertising space to create public "Bench Galleries" throughout North Oakland. I am very excited and proud to participate in this immersive, temporary public art project.

 

Bench Project, was started in 2005 by founder and facilitator, Ellen Lake. and continues to create a site-responsive rotating public art program in the North Oakland neighborhood. Bench Project encourages the local community to engage more deeply with their surroundings. Support for Bench Project is provided by The City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program, Keep Oakland Beautiful, Southern Exposure, and The Clorox Company Arts Mini-grant.

Variable Horizons, Echo 1, 2, 3, & 4 (detail). Encaustic, Colored Pastel and Wax on 4 Panels. 24 in x 12 ft, 2016
Variable Horizons, Echo 1, 2, 3, & 4 (detail). Encaustic, Colored Pastel and Wax on 4 Panels. 24 in x 12 ft, 2016

© 2015 by Karen Gallagher Iverson

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