This open work shelter, built into two living wisteria trees, followed the
organic lines of dense roots on the ground. The highly symbolic
wisteria embodied meanings such as endurance, longevity and creativity.
Hanging lines of glass from the apex and a contemplative bench enhanced
the contemplative experience. This became a favored place for special
Following a one year stay in Woodstock, it was moved and rebuilt on
a nature trail, part of an elder community in New Paltz, NY where it is an
ongoing public place.
Exhibition: Gimme Shelter
2013; 12' x 60' round
wisteria, vines and other elements
river glass, rope, etc.