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Maps and Maping: The Firefighter's Life Line

Artist
Eric Powell
Year
2011
Artwork Type
gate
Media & Support
Steel
Department
Fire
Location
Fire Station 156
24525 Copperhill Drive
Santa Clarita, CA
District
5
Image: Maps and Maping: The Firefighter's Life Line
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Description

Artist Eric Powell designed custom laser-cut steel gates, based on a bird’s eye view of the neighborhood street layouts.

About the Artist

Eric Powell currently resides and works in Berkeley, CA where he was commissioned by the Berkeley Arts Commission to create the Mandala Gates for the City of Berkeley Corporation Yard.  His work has been featured in various museums and galleries, such as the Oakland Museum and the Artscape Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA.  He is well known for his metal gates which he says, “…are among the most noted and public aspects of my work. I have made gates for cities including Madison, Wisconsin, Oakland and Berkeley, California and also for many historical buildings and private homeowners.”