25in25: A Public Art Retrospective – A False Creek by Rhonda Weppler & Trevor Mahovsky

Article by Joni Low I visited the bridge at dusk, just as the clouds were breaking. The sunset reflected from the water onto the bridge’s underbelly; kayaks passed underneath, while birds migrated eastward overhead. Everything appeared picturesque; idyllic. Yet the simple chromatic blue stripes at the bridge’s base belied this reality, marking, as they do,…

25in25: A Public Art Retrospective – Substation Pavilion by Cedric Bomford

I must have walked by it a hundred times. Amidst the bustle of hard hats, spontaneous road closures and development signs, Cedric Bomford’s Substation Pavilion is a quiet attraction. Just over six feet square, the concrete structure stands plainly beside the entrance to the new Meccanica condominium on First Avenue and Quebec Street, one of…

NEW WORK – “A False Creek”

An artwork commissioned by the City of Vancouver starting June 2012 Artists: Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky “A False Creek” entails the application of paint to the pilings under the Cambie Bridge and fifteen lampposts along the adjacent seawall bounded by Cooper’s Park. The painted chromatic blue stripes, rising from dark to light blue, indicate…