Making No Fear, story vase

The piece "No Fear" has had a title change to "Attached" AND.... It's finished waiting to be installed when the ground thaws this spring.

Here are photos of the final days of fabrication

Welding the word "COEXIST"

Welding the word "COEXIST"

Here is the beginning of the story vase portion of the sculpture "No Fear" to be installed at the Evanston Ecology Center

This is the rendered proposed piece.  However, the wasp will face down and there will be a 5' hexagonal base to deter climbing.

This is the rendered proposed piece.  However, the wasp will face down and there will be a 5' hexagonal base to deter climbing.

Setting up a jig for the base ring  

Setting up a jig for the base ring

 

Base ring-  with text "OF THE UNIVERSE" and Barbarini wasp ding bat.

Base ring-  with text "OF THE UNIVERSE" and Barbarini wasp ding bat.

New jig reaches 8' to place all the rings,  This will be removed once they are in place.

New jig reaches 8' to place all the rings,  This will be removed once they are in place.

Up to ring 3  

Up to ring 3