Corps of Discovery

Woodbury County, IA

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"Corps of Discovery" - Based on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, this site-specific work integrates "birch bark" canoes, terra cotta relief tile panels inspired from the Lewis and Clark journals, handmade mosaic tile fragments in an interior river floor map, and custom glazed tile wall murals in vestibules of Sacagawea and boat on the Missouri River.  Tiles are inset in exterior picnic shelters and nature walk of this IDOT Woodbury County rest area.

  • CLIENT: Iowa Department of Transportation
  • COMPLETE: September 2000
  • SIZE:
    Artwork integrated throughout building and site
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