SCULPTURE and PHOTOGRAPHY - Phoenix, AZ
SCULPTURE and DESIGN - Kevin S. Berry

Public Art Projects

Metromorphosis (Light Rail Station Artwork) - 2008

City of Phoenix, 24th St and Washington and Jefferson Street Stations


Scottsdale Healthcare Bus Shelter - 2006


"Wavelength" bus shelters for Scottsdale - 2005


Bus Shelter - 2003

City of Scottsdale, Scottsdale Healthcare Art in Private Development Bus Shelter
Located just South of Second St. on Scottsdale Road and . Scottsdale, AZ. Greenbaum Specialty Hospital


Palm Wall, Benches and Walkway Tiles - 2002

City of Scottsdale, Scottsdale Healthcare Art in Private Development
Located just North of Thomas Rd. on Brown Rd. Scottsdale, AZ


Bus Shelter Project - 2001

City of Phoenix, Sky Harbor Airport
Located at the intersection of 24th Street and Buckeye Roads. Phoenix, AZ


Traffic Calming Project - 2001

City of Tempe Neighborhood
A street redesign to enhance community identity, to slow through-traffic and to visually unify the Sunset Riverside neighborhood. Tempe, AZ


Tributary Wall - 1999

1200' 1. x 10' h. Concrete and glass block, river rock, corten steel. Goldwater Boulevard West Couplet, Scottsdale, AZ.

The buffer wall is of a site specific nature and is conceptually inspired by the wall's close proximity to the canal. Seven steel fish of various sizes ranging from 18' to 9' long are anchored to the wave-like wall. Natural sunlight filters through the glass block and perforated scale pattern, highlighting each fish as the sun sets. The project received the Valley Forward Association Crescordia Award for Environmental Excellence and The Orchid Award in 1999.


Hummingbird Sanctuary Park - 1995

Approximately 150' 1. x 30' w. Concrete, steel, rebar, river rock, trumpet vines. Civic Center Boulevard, East Couplet, City of Scottsdale, AZ

Five Trumpet Vine Column sculptures are placed within the plaza area. Trumpet vines attached to each column attract hummingbirds to the site. The park plaza was designed as a shady respite for residents of the adjacent neighborhood and nursing home and as a place to enjoy nature and bird watching. The project received the Valley Forward Association Crescordia Award for Environmental Excellence.


Staring into the Sun - 1996

30' l x 16'w. Rebar, river rock, steel.
Chandler Public Library. Chandler, AZ. Atrium space installation that can be viewed from ground level and from different floors of the library. Viewers can walk around the piece and see the entire installation on upper levels. Illuminated by overhead skylight.

Details

Views looking straight up into Library atrium space that has three levels The "Sun" at the top is at the highest elevation


Palm Columns - 1997

Steel, river rock, Town Center Medical Plaza. Scottsdale, AZ
A Courtyard Installation. Four Sculptures attached to structural columns at various heights above ground level. Installation can be viewed from the ground level courtyard and second level walkways.

Partial View of Courtyard installation

The courtyard had preexisting palm trees and this sculpture installation reflects this imagery through fabricated river rock cages that have steel baskets, also filled with native river rock, with fabricated steel palm "tops"

Details

View From Second floor open walkway(l) View from second floor down to bottom courtyard (m) Detail of rock cage structure that covers courtyard columns (r)

Details

(left) palm columns silouetted with real palm, center (right) View of second floor walkway


Sound Barrier Wall, Treeguard and Treegrate - 1995

Approximately 400' long x 10' high.
Block wall, river rock, corten steel. Goldwater Boulevard West Couplet, Scottsdale, AZ.
This project received the Valley Forward Association Award of Merit for Environmental Excellence.


Bus Shelter - 1995

Approximately 9' h. x 15' 1.x 8' w. Steel, rebar, cast bronze, river rock, copper.Goldwater Boulevard West Couplet.Scottsdale, AZ

Two bus shelters were designed, fabricated and installed by the artist, both located on Goldwater Boulevard. One is located at at Indian School Road and the other just south of Camelback Road. The structures received both the Orchid Award and the Valley Forward Association Award of Merit for Environmental Excellence.


Mesquite Wash - 1994

4'w x 40'l x 5'h.
Cast concrete, rebar, steel and river rock. Chandler Gilbert Community College. Chandler, AZ.

This sculpture's linear design was inspired by the wash areas within our desert and its location within a mesquite tree landscaped courtyard. It provides a large seating area as part of the artwork.


Ringer - 1994

15'w x 15'l x 25'h. Cast concrete, steel, river rock.

Sports Authority Plaza. Tempe, AZ. This installation incorporates a horseshoe-shaped seating bench with a vertical column made of steel and river rock to reflect a sports-related theme for the Sports Authority Plaza in Tempe. Bench has integral color with a plam leaf pattern (see details)


Sunnyslope Streetscape Project - 1991

Sidewalk with cast bronze inlay. Sunnyslope, AZ.

A series of cast bronze imagery, relating to local history and transportation related themes, imbedded in pedestrian walkways along Dunlap Avenue, between Central Avenue and Seventh Street.

 

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6212 S. 8th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85042

(602) 505-3957
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