About the Artist
TEN THOUSAND RIPPLES
A multi-platform public arts project, undertaken in collaboration with cultural and community organizations from the city of Chicago.
Displayed at the 18th Street Cermak Chinatown CTA Station, this clay piece offers passengers a moment of calm and beauty as they continue on their journey.
JOURNEY INTO POSSIBILITIES
This three-dimensional piece connects the different spaces of Lincoln Hall Advising Center at University of Illinois.
HERE AND NOW
A Raymond Park Public Art Project of bronze chairs carved with words and symbols from community conversations.
I CAN'T, YES I CAN: DISCOVERING STRENGTH, SHIFTING PERCEPTIONS
CREATE, INNOVATE, IGNITE
An Elgin Community Arts Initiative
Transforming a Dying Rain Tree into a Living Sculpture in Golibar Slum of India
WHERE SKY MEETS WATER
A beautiful spectacle that celebrated the harmony and synchronicity between spirit and matter, transforming the Chicago River into a sacred space.
THE RESONANCE OF EMPTINESS
While technology has networked the world together, we are interconnected and interdependent at a more visceral, and fundamental level, linked together like trees and earth, sky and clouds, ice and water.
HAND IN HAND
St. Paul, MN
The Hand in Hand Project is a continuation of the FreeNotFree Community Project, and celebrates and honors everyday actions of love and kindness freely given, freely taken.
Chicagoland area, Illinois
Rooted in the South Asian folk art tradition where a woman inaugurates the day by painting a rangoli (colored drawing) on the threshold of her home.
CHICAGO TREE PROJECT Sponsored by
The Chicago Park District
Providence, Rhode Island
Exhibited at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, it celebrates and honors everyday actions of love and kindness freely taken, freely given.
VOICES OF SHAKTI
This exhibit highlighted the issue of domestic violence by testing boundaries of old belief systems, especially ones legitimizing violence against women.
This monumental five acre field sculpture was meant to imprint the earth, inviting observers to become participants in our shared goal for peace.
August - November 2003
This collaborative, interactive project organized around the concept of what do we want, what do we need, and how much is enough?
OUR OWN VISION
A collaborative health project working with a group of children who had been touched by leprosy in one form or another.
Copyright © 2016 by Indira Freitas Johnson