color distillers

commissioned by
City of Silverton/Mountain Studies Institute 2012

sculpture to bookend the new walking trail designed by MSI for the benefit
of the residents of and visitors to Silverton, Colorado

the work makes use of scrap steel, wood and train parts generously donated by the
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

designed to refernce old mineworks while remaining opaque about its purpose,
the work's artistic thrust is towards distilling new life from old pollution

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