Pamela Gwaltney - 'Big C' - Contemporary Artwork, 3D, LED Light - Contemporary Art, Paint Works, Sculpture - California, Maryland, DC, Bay Area.
Pamela Gwaltney is an artist whose work combines aesthetic elements from minimalism, geometric abstraction, 3D shapes and LED lighting. Her unique interpretation of these elements provides an immersive and sculptural experience, where the viewer is invited to explore light, space, movement and meaning. Her 'Portals' and similar works create an air of mystery and contemplation. Ms. Gwaltney has studios in Potomac, MD and Calistoga, CA where she creates her commissioned artwork.
Pamela Gwaltney, Pam, Modern, Art, Contemporary, Abstract, 3D, 3 Dimensional, Artwork, LED Light, Sculpture, Painting, Painted Works, minimalism, Portals, Geometric Shapes, Acrylic, Wood, Canvas, California, Maryland, DC, Bay Area. Art Studio, Mixed Media, Hand Made, Light and Space Movement
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Big C
Category
Non-Residential, Sculpture

Big C

Polyurethane on Wood
65.5″ x 59″ x 8″

A Washington, D.C. company commissioned a free-standing piece to fill an empty platform under a beautiful, curving staircase. The company logo is the letter C in the Trajan font, and I decided this would be the logical design for a sculpture in that challenging area.

The staircase swoops down, limiting the workable area but also allowing for a sense of spontaneity. To introduce changeability, the sculpture sits on a heavy metal pin, which allows it to rotate. The base matches the wood of the platform, so it appears to float.

“Big C” was the working title of the piece, and everyone liked it so much we kept the title. Now, when visitors come to the office, photos are taken with it as the backdrop.