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Our Community in the Foothills

Artist
Timothy Gibbs
Year
2009
Artwork Type
Glass
Media & Support
Stained glass
Dimensions
9 ft. 2 in.x 12 ft. 3 in.* (2.8 x 3.7 m)
Department
Public Library
Location
La Crescenta Library
2809 Foothill Boulevard
La Crescenta, CA
District
5
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Location

Latitude: -118.240153 - Longitude: 34.224581
Image: Our Community in the Foothills

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Description

Artist Timothy Gibbs designed ten stained glass panels at the front entrance of the library. Working closely with the local historical society, Gibbs created a contemporary interpretation of a traditional stained glass window that features iconic La Cresenta landmarks, such as the Bathey House and the La Crescenta Women’s Club.

About the Artist

Timothy D. Gibbs is the president of R.D Gibbs & Co. Inc. Glendale, Ca., a third generation family owned business.
He has been involved in the stained glass industry for 29 years designing, fabricating and installing windows for churches, residences and public buildings. His projects include the Pasadena Post Office, Los Angeles City Library and the Agoura Public Library as well as Honolulu Community Church, Hi., Hunter Glen Baptist Church, Plano, Tx., and Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita, Ca.
He holds an Associates degree in technical drawing and a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management.
Tim is married with two children.