Planting Bench, 2017
Planting Bench is an interactive piece in which visitors create seed balls filled with materials from the artist's childhood home.
Mississippi Lock and Dam No. 1 Bench Index, 2017
Installation, Public Functionary Gallery, Minneapolis
The Mississippi Lock and Dam No. 1 Bench Index is a record of the benches found at the lock and dam observation deck near Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis. The intaglio prints and hand-carved ceramic tiles depict cross sections from the plastic lumber used to create each bench slat.
Bench slats 0904, 1802, 1910, 2313, and 2905 have been selected for an expanded study found in the 3.5X scaled tile with accompanying print, and the five corresponding field kits.
The Repository, 2016
Installation, Groot Gallery, St. Olaf College
The Repository, 2016 is an installation of six ceramic and paper pieces in the Groot Gallery at St. Olaf College. Each piece is assigned a number that corresponds to a page in a hand-printed guide book. This work is a continuation of the 2015 Repository.
The Repository, 2015
Installation, Hustad Science Library, St. Olaf College
The Repository is an interactive installation in the Hustad Science Library at St. Olaf College in which visitors are welcomed to handle objects made from clay, paper, and sheep wool. Each piece is assigned a number that corresponds to a catalog card containing information including the object's weight, dimensions and materials.
© 2017 by Erika Terwilliger