Jon Barlow Hudson

Hudson has been creating large scale sculpture projects for public & other environments throughout the States, in 27 diff. countries: 22 in china alone. He works in a wide variety of materials, such as stainless steel & in stone, on any scale & in various motifs and types of installation. Smaller works are also available.


Portfolio:

Sculpture: large scale

these are large scale sculpture commissions created specifically for their intended installation context.

THE COMMON GOOD “THE COMMON GOOD”

carved from a block of PA granite, 96"hi. x 80"w. x 16"d., commissioned to honor Public Servants/Service, by Tim Riordan, retired City Manager of Dayton, OH. includes a seat on either side of the block and a dozen quotes about public service by various notables. the block was a granite surface plate from the
nearby Wright Patt AFB. weights about 12,500 #'s now. installed in Cooper Park, Dayton, OH

FLUID DYNAMICS “FLUID DYNAMICS”

commissioned by the Pflaum Publishing Family to honor their family history in the city of Dayton, OH. created in powdercoated aluminum, 7.5'hi. x 6'd. x 30'L. installed at 5th. st. & Patterson. theme is the fluid dynamics of the site, which was a 19th century canal. in addition, the traffic speeding by the sculpture, installed on a traffic island, create fluid dynamic eddies in the air around it: additionally, nearby Wright Patt AFB works in countless ways with fluid dynamics.

EIDOLON : OBLIQUO WUHU “EIDOLON : OBLIQUO WUHU”

commissioned by the Liu Kaiku Intl. Sculpture Award for the Riverside City Park, in WuHu, Anhui, China. c 2017. created in stainless steel, the yellow bit painted, 30 ft. hi. theme of advancing the center......

PARADIGM “PARADIGM”

one of two major sculptures commissioned from me for the World Expo 1988 in Brisbane, Australia. PARADIGM is 100 ft. hi. x 8 ft. dia., with 66 airplane landing lights for night-time display. i fabricated it with Commercial Metal Fabricators in Dayton, OH and shipped it to Expo in 7 sections. straight as an arrow once installed. theme of the axis mundi, world tree, DNA molecular structure.

FENESTRAE AETERNITATIS: BOOKS INTO INFINITY “FENESTRAE AETERNITATIS: BOOKS INTO INFINITY”

commissioned from the City of Dallas, TX Public Art Program % for Art, for the White Rock Hills Public Library. theme of books, reading, education, growth and in response to the building design and garden. c 2013 using TX pink granite & stainless steel. 8.5'hi.x 5'd. x 18'L.

DOUBLE HELIX “DOUBLE HELIX”

commissioned by the OH Arts Council % for Art for Diggs Life Science Lab., Wright State Univ., Dayton, OH., c 2010. stainless steel, 8'hi. x 8'd. x 25'L.
theme of bio sciences, mathematics, DNA double helix.

Sculpture : available smaller works

a variety of granite and stainless steel sculptures that are available for acquisition--actually, think i will include 2 large new stone sculptures also......