Vivian Visser: Sculpting with Nature

Manzanita and wood
3'x 2'x 120'
Openlands Lakeshore Preserve
An interpretive sculpture that helps to explain the process of erosion using driftwood as water, as it flows down an erosion zone on the side of a ravine.
Permanent commission

Opening Pod
Various branches
8ft x 3ft x 2.5ft

Re-Grow, Re-Vive
Willow and Linden
5.5" x 20" x 20" each of three
Humboldt Park Chicago In the Jens Jensen Formal Garden
Chicago Park District and Fieldwork Collaborative Projects. Evanston Sculpture Loan Project, Evanston, IL. And Bridgeport Sculpture Garden

Disseminate the seeds of Change
Palm leaves
2' x 20' x 7"
Guandu Nature Center, Taiwan
Installed at the Guandu Jr High School in Taipei Taiwan, Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Show, Guandu Nature Park

Tree Fungi
10' x 3' x 1'
Green Briar Park
Chicago Tree Project 2016
Chicago Park District

Linden Branches
3' x 2' x 3'
Portage Park
Chicago Park District

Willow and steel
5' x 4' x 20'

Garden of Loss
4.5' x 2' x 2'
Brushwood Gallery at Ryerson Woods, Deerfield, IL. For the Smith Nature Symposium. Cultivator, Morris IL. Oak Park Sculpture Walk, Oak Park, IL.

Prairie Grass
Honeysuckle and buckthorn
12' x 20" x 6"
Stone Quarry Sculpture Park.
Two year installation.
Results of Residency

Branches and rice paper
3' x 20" x 18"
Garfield Park Conservatory
Part of the Chicago's Twelve art show at Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago, IL
Fern Room

Fruiting Vines
Wood and Rice Paper
7' x 8" x 10'
Lincoln Park Conservatory
Part of the Form in Flora III sculpture show at Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago, IL. Sculptures hung in three palm trees

Willow Rice paper and polymer
2' x 6" x 2.5'

Pine needles
8' x 8' x 6'

Home by the Stream
Branches and moss
2' x 1.5' x 1.75'
A vessel of moss resting along a stream amongst moss covered rocks.

Land Drawing
Pine needles
8" x 15' x 15'

Eye in the Woods
Buckthorn and willow
2' x 2' x 6'
North Park Village Nature Center
The eye hangs over a brick path in the middle of the woods. Long term installation.

12' x 7' x 3'
Oak park Sculpture Walk

7' x 2' x 3.5'
Oak Park Sculpture Walk. Mayslake Peabody Estate

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