The artwork honors the area’s rich history of horse-keeping. This galloping horse imagery was recently translated by Perdomo, the artwork fabricator, into a 27-foot long elliptical glass mosaic artwork.
Lisa Adams’ artwork for Chatsworth Station monumentalizes the Northwest San Fernando Valley’s landscape and equestrian lifestyle in the forms of native flowers and galloping horses. The imagery was recently fabricated by teams of artisans who translated Lisa’s original artworks into the durable materials of porcelain enamel steel and glass mosaic.
(Here’s a link to more information about Lisa’s work for Chatsworth Station.)
There are more images of the artwork after the jump.
Digital rendering of Chatsworth Station, featuring a 27 foot long mosaic ellipse embedded in the concrete platform and a 20 foot long porcelain enamel art panel situated above the seating area.
The just-completed art panel at KVO Industries, the artwork fabricator.
Lisa’s original painting for the art panel design, A Glimpse of Stoney Point Park. The artwork features an image of the region’s well known Stoney Point landmark and native flowers, which appear larger than life against a backdrop of mountains.
Detail of the mosaic ellipse, showing the many different color gradations that come together to create the horse’s mane.
Other Art for the Orange Line Extension stories on the Source:
Artists discuss station designs
Western Imaginary by Ken Gonzales-Day
Liquid Light, Flowing into the Future by Sam Erenberg
Strati by Anne Marie Karlsen
Owensmouth/Canoga Park by Margaret Lazzari