Address: U.S.A. 64 south 900 east, Pine Valley, Utah
PUBLIC ART PROJECTS AND COMMISSIONS
2014 - Shortlist Artist - Farhang Foundation: Freedom: A Shared Dream public art project, Los Angeles, California - Santa Monica Boulevard $300,000 project budget
2014/16 Salt Lake City Arts Council: Utah, USA - Pre-Qualified Public Artist Pool one of 23 winning submissions
2013 - 2014 Jury selected finalist/winning commissioned sculptor in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA: Traffic Engineering Facility Building Public Art Project. "Last Love 7" concept. Realized in a 10' x 4' x 3' 10 Ton block of Indiana Limestone, completed on site at Guthrie Green Park, Brady Arts District Tulsa, Oklahoma, june/july 2014: $25,000 project Budget.
2014- 2015 Jury selected winning sculptor: San Francisco USA, Alameda - Contra Costa County Transit District: Eastbay Artistic Enhancement/Pre-qualified Pool of Supporting Artiist/Artisans: $1.5million budget
2014- 2015 Jury selected winning sculptor “Art Around The Corner” Public Art Competition. St. George, Utah, USA. “Last Love” replica, Red Granite, 4’ high, 500 lbs, one year exhibition.
2012-13 Winning entry jury selected commissioned sculpture: 'Motion' 9' x 4' x 2.5' 7 tons Indiana Limestone 'Centennial Hills Station'. Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada: Las Vegas USA International public art competition. $1.1 million project - winning artist: $55,000 budget.
2012 Cemetery Memorial Private Commission, Black Basalt, Langley, BC, Canada $850 budget
2010 “Vandalia Chiseied” Stone Sculpture Symposium, Public Art Commission, Vandalia Ohio, USA One of five jury selected finalists commissioned to complete a 'Last Love 6' in a 7' x 3' x 3.5' 7 ton block of Indiana Limestone (September 2010). Winning entry in a USA national public art competition. $100, 000 budget
2009- 2011 ‘Connections’ Whistler, BC, Canada 2010 Olympics Winning Entry Regional Public Art Competition - Funding approved to $50,000. Not realized as Whistler Public Art Committee declined the public art project. $100,000 project
2008 - 2009 ‘Bridgeheads’ 4 piece public stone sculpture. Permanent installation in Whistler Village Centre, ‘Last Love ll-IV.’ Each piece approximately 1 tonne. Public art competition, winning entry, commissioned by Resort Municipality of Whistler BC. Canada. Sited in front of the award-winning Leeds certified Whistler Public Library. $40,000 project budget
2007 Public Art Commission, Resort Municipality of Whistler BC Canada. ‘Owari’ two chairs, one table carved from 2600 lbs of Whistler Black Basalt. Sited in Whistler Village Center, completed in Santa Fe, NM. $18,000 project budget
2006 The Neighborhood Valley Trail and Public Art Project, Whistler BC Canada ‘Last Love 1’ 5 tonne block of Blue Verona Italian marble. Hand sculpted at a public worksite along Valley Trail. Permanently sited in Whistler Creek, completed in 3 months. Designed base work, sculpture placement and stonemason. Public competition, winning entry. $25,000 project budget
1994 Squamish Junction Stone Sculpture Park, Squamish BC, Canada. Designed base work and sculpture placement. Worked with Municipal Council and Mayor to successful completion of permanent 6-piece stone sculpture installation. $50,000 estimated project budget
1990- 92 Inner Circle Stone Sculptor Symposium, Britannia Beach BC, Canada, Outdoor public stone sculpture - Sculptor/ Teacher/ Manager
1985- 87 The Coquitlam Stone Sculpture Symposium, Blue Mountain Park, Coquitlam BC Canada. Permanent 14 piece stone sculpture installation. Designed base work and sculpture placement - Sculptor/Manager / Teacher $100,000 project budget
1983 Mountain Shadow Inn Burnaby, BC, Canada; 1 Tonne Grey Granite Sign. Sculpted on-site. 1 month project. $1500 project budget
1983 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC. Canada SFU Art Gallery project ‘People’. 8 tonne public stone sculpture. 3-month project. $20,000 project budget
1982 Video documentary, ‘Patrick Sullivan - Stone Sculptor’, produced by Rogers Fraser Cable Ten, Coquitlam BC. Canada. Two-year creation stone sculpture ‘Conception’ in progress, including interviews and art exhibits. Project budget - sponsorship by Rogers Cable 10
1980 International Stone Sculpture Symposium, Lahr, West Germany; boarded with 25 international sculptors for four months, creating public art from stone. Completed public Sculpture ‘The Symbol‘ from a four tonne block of Carrera Marble from Italy. Hand Carved and permanently sited near Lahr City Hall. This was the first public sculpture in stone in Europe by a Canadian born artist. $500,000 project budget
Born in British Columbia, Canada in 1951, I have lived in the Pacific Northwest most of my life. I was raised in Seattle, Washington and went tro grade school there for 6 years. My father was a natural born American citizen and the family moved to Canada in 1964 my mother being a Canadaian born citizen. I have dual US/Canada citizenship.
My first formal fine art studies were at Vancouver Community College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I entered the fine arts program in 1974/77/78 & studied sculpture with Barrie Holmes who lived and worked with Henry Moore in England for two years in the 1960’s. In the summer of 1980 I worked with 25 international sculptors at the Lahr International Stone Sculpture Symposium in Lahr, Germany where I completed my first public sculpture in stone ‘The Symbol’ a four ton hand carved piece of Carrera marble from Italy. In 1981 I received my four year diploma (BFA) in sculpture from The Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, B.C., Canada with a specialty in stone sculpture.
In 1983 I completed the public stone sculpture ‘People’ in an open public studio environment. The sculpture was realized at The Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada in partnership with the university art gallery. From 1985 to 1987, I completed The Coquitlam Stone Sculpture Symposium on-site, a 14 piece permanent outdoor stone sculpture garden & park. I participated as project manager/sculptor/teacher and completed 10 public sculptures. From 1989-93 I was manager of The Inner Circle Stone Sculpture Symposium, resident sculptor with The Red Doors Art Gallery & Bistro in Britannia Beach, B.C., Canada. In 1994 I realized the Squamish Pavillion Stone Sculpture Park, a permanent 6 piece stone sculpture garden located in Squamish, B.C., Canada.
In 2006, I was commissioned by The Resort Municipality of Whistler, BC, Canada to complete ‘Last Love I’ the winning entry in a regional public art competition. The project was realized in an open public studio environment from a 6 ton 9 foot high block of Verona marble from Italy. In 2007 I was awarded a public art commission from The Resort Municipality of Whistler to complete ‘Owari’ a table and two chairs sculpted from Whistler black basalt. I spent 2006-07 living in Santa Fe, New Mexico sculpting, drawing and absorbing the culture of the Southwest U.S.A. In 2008-09 I was awarded a public art commission in stone by The Resort Municipality of Whistler to complete ‘Last Love II-V’ in four blocks of whistler black basalt each sculpture approximately one ton. The commission was a winning entry in a regional public art competition.
In 2010, I was one of five selected finalists in the ‘Vandalia Chiseled’ stone sculpture symposium a national U.S.A. public art competition featuring the top five stone sculptors in America. I was commissioned by the City of Vandalia, Ohio to complete ‘Last Love 6’ from a 7 foot high x 3 x 3.5 foot 6 ton block of the world famous indiana limestone. In 2011 I was a shortlisted artist in the $1.1 million Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas) International public art competition ‘Centennial Hills Transit Center’. In 2012, in this competition I was a jury selected winning commissioned sculptor with the public art concept ‘Motion’ a 9 foot high x 4’ x 2.5’ foot 7 ton sculpture in stone. Motion was realized on-site at Centennial Hills Transit Center, North Las Vegas, Nevada and was permanently installed June 2013.
In 2012 I relocated to the St. George area of Southern Utah. In 2013-2014 I am a jury selected finalist/winning commissioned sculptor in the Tulsa, Oklahoma Traffic Engineering Facility Building Public Art Project, for the “Last Love 7” concept realized on site at Guthrie Green Park in a 10’ x 4’ x 3’, 10 ton block of Indiana Limestone. The project honors Dwight D. Elsenhower, Cyrus Avery & Clinton Riggs.