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2016 Art 2C

2016 Art 2C On Havana

November 17th, 2016

On Havana Street and the City of Aurora’s Art in Public Places program are proud to partner to bring the 6th Annual Art 2C on Havana.

Thirteen sculptures and one permanent piece will be exhibited in the Business District spread along Havana street from East First Avenue to East Yale Avenue.

The exhibition provides residents and visitors a unique way to experience the Business District. Public art such as this boosts real estate values and creates opportunities for local businesses to thrive.

All artworks are available for purchase. For more information please call 303-360-7505.

View the sculpture deinstallation and installation video.

My Mental Garden by Sandy Friedman

This piece is located at Concorde Healthcare Training at 111 Havana Street.

Sandy Friedman is inspired by the environment of Colorado and the southwest. His sculptures represent the energy found in totems and the interactions of the negative spaces created by the shapes.

This piece is available for purchase: $9,300.

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My Mental Garden – by Sandy Friedman

Old Flame by Cesar Moreno, Brian D’Ambrosio and Adrian Velazquez

This piece is located at Havana Machine at 800 S. Havana Street.

Participants in the Lincoln Tech Welding Program created this unique found object sculpture using car parts donated by the owners of Havana Machine.

This piece is available for purchase: $1,200.

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Old Flame by Cesar Moreno, Brian D’Ambrosio and Adrian Velazquez

Perforated Basin #5 by Joe Norman

This piece is located at Main Street at The Gardens On Havana.

Joe Norman is inspired by natural shapes for his sculptures. His intent is to make art that contributes to a wider conversation about justice and care and our impact on the world.

This piece is available for purchase: $4,775.

Perforated Basin #5,Aurora Co, Art in Public Places, Joe Norman, 2016.

Perforated Basin #5 by Joe Norman

Blue Gothic by John Wilbar

This piece is located at SUSS Buick GMC at 1301 S. Havana Street.

John Wilbar defines his artwork as a “continuous sculptural form that features geometric abstractions, deep shadows, and depth of field – creating space one can visually step into.

This piece is available for purchase: $5,400.

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Blue Gothic by John Wilbar

Elk of the Rainbow by Dale Montagne

This piece is located at Havana Tower at 1450 S. Havana Street.

Dale Montagne is an artist inspired by elements of nature. The subtle reflections of the glass in this piece mirror their surroundings. Montagne says he is “inspired by the ever flowing nature of the spirit which has no boundaries.”

This piece is available for purchase: $7,000.

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Elk of the Rainbow by Dale Montagne

Mondrians Jungle Gym by Andy Libertone

This piece is located at Bella Vita Active Senior Living at 1470 S. Havana Street.

Andy Libertone’s work is inspired by design and architecture, as well as music note and jazz. Perforated planes and boxes have been orchestrated to form the basis of these works.

This piece is available for purchase: $7,500.

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Mondrians Jungle Gym by Andy Libertone

 

Storyteller by Gary Monaco

This piece is located at Mark Vissering State Farm Insurance at 1852 S. Havana Street.

Gary Monaco is inspired by the Native Spirit and stories describing heaven and earth. 110 solar powered lights illuminate the rock art graphics within “Storyteller”.

This piece is available for purchase: $5,000.

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Storyteller by Gary Monaco

 

The Steam Plant by Jimmy Descant

This piece is located at Molcajete Mexican Restaurant at 1911 S. Havana Street.

Jimmy Descant is a “severe reconstructionist” working in upcycled materials. The leaves of “The Steam Plant” are made from steam irons, the fronds are cast off aluminum and the base is made up of three vintage light fixtures. It is strong, fun and flexible!

This piece is available for purchase: $5,000.

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The Steam Plant by Jimmy Descant

 

Picasso’s Chair by Janene DiRico-Cable

This piece is located at M-Mart at 2000 S. Havana Street.

This is Janene DiRico-Cable’s second consecutive year in the Art 2C on Havana exhibit. “Picasso’s Chair” is a bold sculpture, inspired by the need to create boldly and vividly, saying the most with the least.

This piece is available for purchase: $11,000.

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Picasso’s Chair by Janene DiRico-Cable

 

Cultural Pedestrians by Sue Quinlan

This piece is located at Autawash at 2291 S. Havana Street.

“Cultural Pedestrians” is a series of sculptures that visually represent different cultures of past and present. In juxtaposition to the living imagery is the enduring and timeless nature of the steel and concrete framework.

This piece is available for purchase: $6,300.

Cultural Pedestrians, Sue Quilan, Art2C On Havana Street, Art in Public Places, Aurora Co

Cultural Pedestrians by Sue Quilan

 

Spike 2 by Rollin Karg

This piece is located at The Stampede at 2430 S. Havana Street.

Exhibiting for his second consecutive year, Rollin Karg says that his art invites the viewer to discover a new relationship with glass and metal. He says, “My work is a bridge to communicate the spirit of man to the world in which we live.”

This piece is available for purchase: $18,000.

Spike 2, Rollin Karg, Art2C On Havana Street, Art in Public Places, Aurora Co

Spike 2 by Rollin Karg

 

Cloud 9 Under Scrutiny by Justin Deister

This piece is located at Summit Steakhouse at 2700 S. Havana Street.

Justin Deister enjoys creating public art and making something expressive and appropriate for the community and site. “Cloud 9 Under Scrutiny” is a new sculpture and Summit Steakhouse is its first public location.

This piece is available for purchase: $18,000.

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Cloud 9 Under Scrutiny by Justin Deister

 

Monolith by Frank Morbillo

This piece is located at Havana Exchange Shopping Center / Bicycle Village at 2802 S. Havana Street.

Frank Morbillo is strongly influenced by the rhythms, textures and lines of the Rocky Mountains. He was inspired by trips into the canyons of Colorado and Utah and seeing rock formations, water features and patterns in dried mud.

This piece is available for purchase: $18,000.

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Monolith by Frank Morbillo

 

Thank you to the Art Selection Panel and the Art in Public Places (AIPP) commission for their hard work and dedication to this project.

Art Selection Panel

Art in Public Places Commission