Public Art Listing

Current Public Works of Art
The following list is not inclusive of all artwork owned by the City, but rather a list of artwork accessible to the public located throughout the City.

Symbols in Stone
The Children’s Art Tile Project
  • Designer: Barry Rose
  • Description: The artwork consists of etched flagstone tiles.
  • Locations: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St. - two installations inside; and
    Wheat Ridge City Hall, 7500 West 29th Ave. - one installation outside, on the west wall
What Has Stood, Shall Always Be
  • Designer: Joshua Wiener
  • Description: The marble, stone, and concrete sculpture represents a fallen tree in three ways: a tree that is turning into birds and fish at its roots, a glacier moving through the mountains, and as the surface of the earth distributed with sedimentary and igneous stones in relation to water.
  • Location: Founders Park, 3705 Jay St.
Natural Impressions
  • Designer: Carol Schneider Fennell
  • Description: Each hand-carved clay tile box relates to the recreation center, the community, and serve as windows to the past, present, and future.
  • Location: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St. - installations in the conference room and upstairs
Seasons
  • Designer: Carol Schneider Fennell
  • Description: The hand-carved clay tile boxes represent the leaves of Jefferson County: Rocky Mountain Maple, Narrow leaf Cottonwood, Gamble Oak, Aspen, Hawthorn, and Mahogany.
  • Location: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St. - one installation inside, near front desk
She Ain't Heavy
  • Designer: Walt Horton
  • Description: Bronze sculpture of children with kite. 1997, installed April, 2002
  • Location: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St. - outside, north side of building