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Lin Emery

7520 Dominican Street
New Orleans, LA 70118-3738, U.S.A.
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 Résumé LIN EMERY          


 Public Art Commissions

2011        Sandler Center, Virginia Beach, VA., kinetic sculpture, 22' x '21' orbit

2010        Univesity of Houston, Sugar Land, TX., kinetic sculpture ,15' x' 10' orbit

2009        Loyola University, New Orleans, LA., kinetic sculpture,12' x 9' orbit

2009        Terminus Development, Atalnta, GA., kinetic sculplture 30' x 18' orb

2006        Knight OIl Tools, Lafayette, LA: kinetic sculpture, 24' x 14' orbit

2005        Neurological  Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA, kinetic sculpture, 15' x 8' orbit

2006        Knight Oil Tools, Lafayette, LA, kinetic scupture, 22' x 14' orbit

2003        Renaissance Arts Hotel, New Orleans, LA, 5 aquamobiles

2001 MITRE  Corp.,  McLean, VA, kinetic sculpture, 21' x 14' orbit

2001 Schiffer Publishing Co., Atglen, PA, 3 kinetic sculptures,12'-14' x7' orbit

1999 Sterling Commerce, Dallas, TX, kinetic sculpture, 19' x 14' orbit

1997 Menorah Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, kinetic sculpture, 16' x 12' orbit

1997 L. R. Nelson Co., Peoria, IL, kinetic sculpture, 24'  x 18' orbit

1997 Izumisano Hospital, Izumisano, Japan, kinetic sculpture, 23' x 24' orbit

1997 Osaka Dome, Osaka, Japan, kinetic sculpture, 36' x 22' orbit

(awarded Grand Prize for Public Sculpture)

1994 Neiman Marcus, Short Hills, N.J., kinetic sculpture, 22’ x 16' orbit

1994 Financial Guaranty  Ins. Co., N.Y., suspended mobile, 23’ x 14' x 10'

1992 Sterling Drug Park, PA:  3 kinetic sculptures, 20’ x 12’ orbit each

1992 Temple Emanuel, Houston, TX:  kinetic sculpture, 16’ x 8’ orbit

1992 Daytona Beach Airport: kinetic sculpture, 22' x 16' orbit

1990 Hofstra University, NY: kinetic sculpture, 21' x 16' orbit

1990 Amhurst Lake Pk, Waukegan, IL: 4 kinetic sculptures, 36’ x 22’ orbit each 

1989 Brevard Museum, Melbourne, FL: kinetic sculpture, 16' x 12' orbit

1989 City of Oxnard, CA:  kinetic sculpture for Chevron Corp., 16’ orbit 

1988 City of Virginia Beach, VA:  kinetic sculpture for Central Library,  28’ orbit

(awarded Lazlo Aranyi Award for Public Sculpture)

1987 Delaware Museum, Wilmington, DE:  kinetic sculpture, 15’ orbit

1987 Central Park, Dulles, VA:  kinetic sculpture, 8’ x 30’ x 15’

1986 Arboretum Lakes, Lisle, IL: 4  kinetic sculptures, 36' x 18’ orbit

1986 Marina Centre, Singapore:  kinetic sculpture, 28’ x 14' x 14'

1984 Chateau Mall, Kenner, LA:  aquamobile, 20’ x 8’ x 8’

1984 Linclay Executive Plaza, Cincinnati:  kinetic sculpture, 16’ orbit

1984 Inter-Continental Hotel, New Orleans:  musical wall, 10’ x 18’ x 7'

1983 Inter-Continental Hotel:  two kinetic sculptures, 56’ x 52’ each

1982 City of Lawrence, KS:  kinetic sculpture for City Hall, 22’ orbit

1982 Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge:  kinetic sculpture, 18’ orbit

1981 Sweet Briar College, VA: kinetic sculpture, 10’ x 8’ x 8’

1980 Emanuel Baptist Church, Alexandria, LA:  kinetic sculpture, 18’ x 12'

1979 Jewish Community Center, New Orleans:  kinetic relief, 20’ x 17’ x 2'

1977 G.S.A.  Arts in Federal Buildings Program, Houma, LA:  kinetic sculpture, 8’ x 28’ x 3'

1977 Helmerich Park, Tulsa, OK:  aquamobile, 16’ x 20’ x 20’

1974 Humanities Center, University of S. Carolina:  aquamobile, 8’ x 20’ x 18’

1973 South Central Bell Bldg., Birmingham:  magnetmobile, 30’ x 12’ x 10’

1972 Fidelity Center, Oklahoma City:  aquamobile, 20’ x 12’ x 12’

1966-70 Civic Center, New Orleans:  memorial column, 40’, and aquamobile, 5’x 20’x 22'


Team Projects

1988 with Redstone Architects:  design proposal for Mt. Elliott Park, Detroit

1987 with Concordia Architects:  design proposal for Concord Square, Concord, CA (award)

1983-84 with Charles Moore, architect: water feature designs for 1984 World's Fair, New Orleans

1983 with James Drew, composer:  installation/performance, Contemporary Arts Center, 

New Orleans

1982 with Stephen Bingler, architect; Robert Morriss, physicist; Ron Knill, mathematician; James Drew, composer:  Inter-Continental Hotel courtyard,  New Orleans

1982 with Ivan Mandich, architect:  Newport Marina art plan

1982 with Mathes Group, architects:  Vatican Pavilion proposal for Louisiana World  Expo

1982 with Emery Clark, artist:  fountains, Touro Med. Bldg., New Orleans

1981 with Helen Escobedo, sculptor:  environmental installation, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

1980 with Oliver Andrews, sculptor:  “Water Sculpture,” draft; N.E.A. Design Arts Program


Public Collections: Museums and Art Centers

National Collection of American Art, Washington, D.C.

National Academy of  Design, New York, NY

Walter P. Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA

Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL

Brevard Art Museum, Melbourne, FL

New Orleans Museum of Art

Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE

Pensacola Art Center, Pensacola, FL

Columbia, S.C., Museum of Art

Centennial Art Center, Nashville, TN

Chattahoochee Valley Art Center, LaGrange, GA

Centennial Art Museum, Corpus Christi, TX

Hunter Museum, Chattanooga, TN

Historic New Orleans Collection

Longue Vue Gardens, New Orleans, LA

Museum of Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI

J. Patrick Lannan Foundation, Palm Beach, FL

Huntington Galleries of Art, Huntington, W.V.

Norton Galleries, West Palm Beach, FL

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

Weisman Collection, Los Angeles, CA

Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, CO

Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, N.J.

Auburn University Museum of Fine Art, AL

Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL


Public Buildings (Government Sponsored)

Federal Aviation Building, McLean, VA

Lawrence, Kansas, Civic Center

New Orleans Civic Center

Allen Ellender Federal Building, Houma, LA

Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge, LA

Lisle, Illinois, City Hall

Florida State Department of Corrections, Tallahassee, FL


University Campuses

University of South Carolina

Sweet Briar College, VA

Huntingdon College, AL

Hofstra University, NY


Medical Centers

Christiana Hospital, Wilmington, DE

Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville

East Jefferson Parish Hospital, Metairie

Touro Medical Center, New Orleans

Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, KS

Izumisano Hospital, Izumisano, Japan

Neurological Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA


Religious Centers                                                                                         

Emanuel Baptist Church, Alexandria, LA

Jewish Community Center, New Orleans, LA

Father Judge Seminary, Lynchburg, VA

St. Catherine of Siena Church, Metairie, LA

Grace Episcopal Church, New Orleans, LA

Temple Emanuel, Houston, TX

Ursuline Convent, New Orleans, LA


Corporate Buildings and Plazas (selected list)

K&B Plaza, New Orleans

Pan American Life Building, New Orleans

Guajardo Bottling Company, Monterrey, Mexico

Helmerich Park, Tulsa, OK

South Central Bell Building, Birmingham, AL

Fidelity Center, Oklahoma City

Tennessee Life & Casualty Building, Nashville

Germantown Savings Bank, Philadelphia

Joske’s of Texas, San Antonio

Imperial House, Tampa

Texas Instrument Company, Dallas

First National Bank of Atlanta

Southland Corporation, Dallas

Linclay Corporation, Cincinnati

InterContinental Hotel, New Orleans

Chateau Mall, Kenner, LA

Marina Centre, Singapore

Trammell Crow Co. Office Park, Arboretum Lakes, IL

Chevron Headquarters Building, Oxnard, CA

Amhurst Lake Park, Waukegan, IL

Caribbean Corporate Center, Sunnyvale, CA

Deloitte & Touche, Chicago, IL and New Orleans, LA

Sterling Drug Headquarters, Collegeville, PA

Financial Guaranty Insurance Co., New York, NY

Neiman Marcus, Short HIlls, NJ

L.R. Nelson Corp., Peoria, IL

Osaka Dome, Osaka, Japan

Sterling Company, Dallas, TX

Knight Oil Tool Co., Lafayette, LA