Courtyard site with Yellow Brick Road
Individual Shoe: 32 x 34 x 72
Composition: 32 x 157 x 72
Commissioned for the Sculpture Courtyard of The Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA, USA, curated by Dr. Amy Schlegel.
Originally created for the Philadelphia Sculptors 2000 exhibit at the Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Subsequently exhibited at The Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA, USA; the Sculpture Center of the Kouros Gallery (NY, NY) in Ridgefield, CT, USA; Princeton Day School, Princeton, NJ, USA; and in Summit, NJ, USA, with funding provided by * S.O.A.P. (Summit Original Art Projects)*.
Dorothy's ruby slippers are magical images from childhood. A sculpture to play in and on, intended to be discovered unexpectedly outdoors in a fairy tale setting of trees and greenery, it is an image of adventure into the world over the rainbow of The Wizard of Oz.