PETER W. MICHEL, Sculptor     Sculpture in Celebration of Self, Relationship and Community
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Baystate Children's Hospital Specialty Center
   
Baystate Children's Hospital - Springfield, MA

Baystate Children's Hospital
"A Place of Healing"  An exterior wall sculpture for Baystate Children's Hospital in Springfield, MA   installed June 16, 2014

Support Circle Rainbow
Installed at Cook Children's
Medical Center in
Fort Worth, TX in 2012
Joining Together
Installed at Jackson Madison
County Library in
Jackson, TN in 2013
"Support Circle Rainbow"  Painted Wood, 42" in diameter             "Joining Together" Painted Wood, 23.5" in diameter

Community As Family   Community As Family   Community As Family
  Community As Family
"Community As Family" Syracuse, New York, 20011    In front of the Beauchamp Library in the Southside Neighborhood
     Painted Aluminum   6'-7" h x 6'-0" in diameter 
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Honoring The Onondaga Creek
Honoring The Onondaga Creek
Honoring the Onondaga Creek
"Honoring the Onondaga Creek" Syracuse, New York, 2011   At Meachem Field in the Valley neighborhood
      Painted Aluminum    6'-7" h x 12'-0" w x 3'-9" d  (not including concrete base)

Lobby Sculpture
Panel 2 Panel 3
Lobby Sculpture for the Texas Children's Hospital West Campus in Houston, TX, 2011   Painted aluminum with ceramic
elements.  Created in collaboration with ceramic artist Morna Simon McGuffey
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Texas Children's Hospital West Campus - Group 1
  Group 2
  Group 3
These Fantasy Tree Sculptures are installed at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus in Houston, TX  2010
The tallest of these Tree Family Groups is 10 feet tall - the painted aluminum modular units are 4 feet wide.  more info
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Peace Garden Totem
  Peace Garden Totem Base
  Peace Garden Totem   Peace Garden Totem proposal   Peace Garden Totem -Detail
"Peace Garden Totem" Utica, New York, 2009        Part of the Thea Bowman House Memorial Peace Garden 
     Painted Aluminum  12'-6" h x 3'-7" x 3'10"  more info  
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Community Totem Syracuse -primed & ready to paint
Community Totem Syracuse
Community Totem Syracuse - Detail      Community Totem Syracuse    Community Totem - Syracuse Detail      Community Totem Syracuse
Participatory "Community Totem" project  - painted by 60 children at City Hall Commons in Syracuse, NY
     on July 25th, 2009 during ArtsWeek festivities and displayed in Clinton Square on August 1st.  more info
     Painted Wood     21'-6" h x 3'-9" x 3'-9"                              
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Think Peace
Think Peace
Think Peace - detail
"Think Peace"  Painted Wood,  36" in diameter.  Installed at the Unity Church of Positive Living in Saint George, UT in 2008

Standing Tall Two Are Halves of One  Two Are Halves of One Two Are Halves of One
 Two Are Halves of One - Washington DC  Two Are Halves of One - Washington DC
"Two Are Halves of One"  Stamford, Connecticut, 2006                         Installed at the Federal Reserve Board in
     Painted Aluminum     9'-9" h x 3'-10" x 4'-2"                                           Washington DC,  2009
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Family Celebration
    Family Celebration
     Family Celebration
                          Family Celebration Maquette                  
"Family Celebration" Stamford, Connecticut, 2006                                                                Maquette
     Painted Aluminum     7'-9" h x 5'-10" x 5'-5"                               
     Shown at the Stamford Town Center - part of the Art In Public Places Figuratively Speaking Exhibition
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Standing Tall   Standing Tall ... on Chicago's Navy Pier   Standing Tall Detail   Standing Tall ... on Chicago's Navy Pier   Standing Tall
"Standing Tall - A Community Totem"  Chicago, Illinois, 2000    (Pierwalk 2000 on the Navy Pier)
     Painted Wood and Steel     19'-5" h x 8'-0" x 8'-0"          Now part of the Oakton Sculpture Park in Des Plaines, IL
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Fathers and Sons at Chicago's Navy Pier   Fathers and Sons at Chicago's Navy Pier   Fathers and Sons    Fathers and Sons     Fathers and Sons in Urbana
"Fathers and Sons"  Chicago and Urbana, Illinois, 1999      (Pierwalk 1999 on the Navy Pier)
     Painted Aluminum   10' h x 10'-6" in diameter
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Childhood Rhythms

Childhood Rhythms (detail)

"Childhood Rhythms"  Hamilton, NY, 1995    shown on the village green  
     Painted Wood   6'-1" h x 8'-0" w x 8'-0" d
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Conversations In The Woods Conversations In Lenox Conversations in Lenox

"Conversations in the Woods"    Stockbridge, Massachusetts,  1994
"Conversations in a Space Between Two Tall Trees and a House"  
     Lenox, Massachusetts, 1994     Painted Wood  
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Portal with View (Stepped Portal) in Houston Portal with View Portal with View (Stepped Portal)
"Portal with View",   (Downtown Houston showing in view)   Houston, Texas,  1983 
     Painted Wood  (reinforced with metal)   14'-8" h x 16'-6" x 7'-0"
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The totem before it was painted Joy of the Child in Houston
detail
"Joy of the Child"  Painted Wood,  22' x 4' x 4'   Painted by 116 children at Miller Outdoor Theater in Houston, TX 
September 1979
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1983/2014 by Peter W. Michel                Posted 12-23-11   updated  8-28-16
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 Peter W. Michel, sculptor  185 Brookside Lane Fayetteville, NY 13066  315-632-4780 peter@petermichel.com