Richard Deon Public Art 1990-current


Paradox and Conformity: New Presentations of Public Art

Openin25-Foot Man, 2011, levitates in the lobby of the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY,


The Quick Response Squadron, 2011, in the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY,


Writ Large, 2011


Writ Large, 2011, 14 ft. x 48 ft. Billboard competition hosted by the 2011 SGI International Conference,
Sam Fox School/Washington University, and Good Citizens Gallery, St. Louis, MO. Photo by Jordan Seiler.


Low Tide, 2010


Low Tide, 2010, Hudson River Museum Atrium, acrylic on synthetic canvas, 66 in. x 39 ft. Hung as a removable banner.


Light Post Diver, 2011

Proposed art for a series of 5 light poles. Silk screen on coroplast, hanging rods, plastic ties, 15 in. x 63 in.



Public Art Fund: Hike New York, 1992


The project is a seven mile hiking trail in Long Island City, NY.
Administered by the The Public Art Fund and the New York City Department of Transportation.

Line of sight trail marker.
Silkscreen and vinyl on 24" aluminum plate,
88 signs produced and installed by the New York City Department of Transportation sign shop in Masbeth, Queens.


Below: Artist's Statement and Map


Walk West Palm, 1996

24" round signs, 48" x 18" vertical signs, mounted on aluminum.
The project is composed of three walking trails in the City of West Palm Beach, Florida.
Adminstered by The Public Art Fund and the Norton Museum of Art.


When the Cows Come Home, 2008

A 1,100 foot fence wrap for Vassar College, Davidson Hall renovation, Hand stenciled mesh banner in 7 sections. Above, installataion.

Window Variations, 1991

Four 12 ft. x 8 ft. nylon taffetta banners
for the Poughkeepsie, NY Metro-North railroad station lobby.
Commissioned by the Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Waystation Banners, 1990

5 nylon banners for the Artscape festival in the Poughkeepsie, NY mall

All images ©1990-2011, Richard Deon

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