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01.18.12 | SCI-Arc, W.M. Keck Lecture Hall
Cliff Garten: Civic Material

Wednesday, January 18, 7pm
W.M. Keck Lecture Hall

American artist Cliff Garten of Venice-based Cliff Garten Studio is sought-after for his evocative and nuanced site-specific sculpture. Garten creates large-scale sculptures that seamlessly integrate within urban space, landscape, and infrastructure environments. His body of work has been praised for the way it utilizes light to create energy, inspires interest in public activity, and reframes a sense of place within public and private realms.

Over the past twenty years, he has completed more than 55 artworks for public and private places throughout the U.S. and Canada in collaboration within significant architecture, landscape architecture, and engineering projects. He is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Americans for the Arts Public Art Network, and American Society of Landscape Architects.