The 'Colorwalk' at Penn State Behrend is an outdoor sculpture with more than 8,000 pink plastic discs, which are spaced through a tree line near the Reed Union Building. The project is part of Penn State's Campus Arts Initiative.
Penn State’s Campus Arts Initiative will unveil Lauren Herzak-Bauman’s site-specific artwork, “Colorwalk,” at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Penn State Behrend. A meet-the-artist event will be held at the “Colorwalk” site, outside the Reed Union Building.
As part of Penn State’s Campus Arts Initiative project, Cleveland-based sculptor Lauren Herzak-Bauman has been using Penn State Behrend's plastics processing lab to create, mold and fabricate the materials needed for “Color Walk,” the site-specific art project to be installed on the college in November.
Patricia Yahn traveled the world, carrying her sketch pad and camera onto the Concord, the Queen Mary and the Orient Express. Yahn, who died Aug. 28, also was a mentor to young artists at Penn State Behrend, which staged a retrospective of her work in 2017.
The Campus Arts Initiative, a project of Penn State’s Strategic Planning Seed Grant program, has announced the first eight artist collaborators, which were selected from the more than 158 applicants who responded to a national open call.