Public Art

Fairy Music Farm

Praise the Children

Make Art
press release

Pattern for KONO
utility box project

Heads On Poles
decapitated meter pole project

Community Art

Artist Statement






Relational gestures

Art Health Fair

The Cookie Project

"Praise the Children" Santa Clara Central Park Library Children's Garden


Different materials in lively colors create a focal point for the garden and invite touch and
discovery while providing an area for parents and children to sit and enjoy the surroundings.

Step treads

Colorful step treads feature hand carved tiles honoring a beloved librarian's quote: "Praise the Children and they will Grow."


glass disk

Cast glass disks with small bugs amid mosiac passion vine designed to inspire a joy of discovery with pre-literate library patrons.

Installed in 2004 with the help of master tile setter Ralph MacIntosh

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Lynne-Rachel AltmanĀ©2013