Project Overview

  • Budget: $61,700 (percent for art)​
  • Timeline: Proposed Design by August 2021​
  • Type: Educational – flood awareness

Standing Selection Panel

  • Arts Commissioner – Maria Cole​
  • Artist – Mark Villarreal ​
  • Arts Professional/Comm Member – Brendan Picker​
  • Arts Professional/Comm Member – Charlotte LaSasso​
  • Arts Professional/Comm Member – Gabrielle Schuller

​Technical Review Committee

  • Project Consultant – Kyle Doernbecher, RS&H Design​
  • Landscape Architect – Mark Wilcox, DHM Design​
  • Lindsay Merz, Transportation Project Manager​
  • Katie Knapp, Greenways Project Manager​
  • Office of Arts and Culture Staff – Mandy Vink and Carissa Saxton


  • Invitational Request for Concepts (RFC) in response to ‘Problem Statement’​
  • Semifinalists invited to develop concept and interview​
  • Finalist recommended to Arts Commission and Transportation Advisory Board (TAB), City Manager
  • Finalist joins team as designer​
  • Contract: Urban Design vs Public Art

Selected Artist

Anthony Garcia Sr of Birdseed Collective

Anticipated install

Spring 2024