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Posted on: February 7th, 2015 by Erika Wood

Kyle Canyon Polage Window Art Installed!

In August 2012 I responded to a Request for Qualification for an art installation in a U.S. Forest Service visitor center to be built in Kyle Canyon on Mt. Charleston.   They were looking for six qualified artists to make proposals.  A few weeks later I was informed that I was one of the 6 […]

Posted on: February 2nd, 2015 by Erika Wood

FINISHING the Spring Mountain Visitor Center Windows

After several construction delays, we’re thrilled to announce that we have completed and are finally installing all 25 Polage window panels for the Kyle Canyon Visitors Center! My daughter, Cara Wood Ginder, who has been making Polage art with me for over 30 years, made several trips from New York to help with the fabrication. […]

Posted on: December 30th, 2013 by

Designing the Spring Mountain Visitor Center Windows Part III

As I proceed with the design of the Spring Mountain Visitor Center Windows Installation, I immerse myself in the flora and fauna of Kyle Canyon and in our rich Desert environs.  The plant life here is particularly graphically interesting, stark shapes and spears providing great visuals sparks for the mural.  The wildlife is beautiful too, […]

Posted on: December 22nd, 2013 by

Designing the Spring Mountain Visitor Center Windows Part II

Progress on the Spring Mountain Visitor Center Windows Installation: I am spending the holiday season really involved in my work on the Spring Mountain Visitor Center Window installation. I researched the Spring Mountain range and identified about 20 major peaks and traced their most identifiable outlines.  Then I arranged them from south to north (right […]

Posted on: November 2nd, 2013 by

Designing the Spring Mountain Visitor Center Windows Part I

Visitor”s Center Polage titled: Mountain Home I am at work on the window installation for the Kyle Canyon Gateway visitor”s center.  It will be a translucent (back-lit by natural light) Polage art work integrated into the front windows, approximately 24” to 30” high by 73 feet long. Each of the 25 panels will fit inside […]