Buddha Bird
Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland, OR
1998 • Bronze/stone
3.5' x 2' x 2'

A whimsical “shrine.”
Parents and children may
leave offerings, or rub its
belly for luck.
Available in a limited edition.

MamaFish Fountain
Doernbecher Children's
Hospital, Portland, OR
1998 • Bronze/hammered copper
8' x 4.5' x 3.5'

The three baby fish form a
water wheel which rotates with
the falling water from the MamaFish's mouth.

Sunflower/Thistle Panel
Doernbecher Children's
Hospital, Portland, OR
1998 • Bronze/etched glass
3.5' x 4' x 3"

One of two panels which form a
privacy screen in the Buddha Bird
Pavilion, which houses the Buddha Bird
and the two benches, below.

Homing Gate
Doernbecher Children's
Hospital, Portland, OR
1998 • Bronze
4' x 3.5' x 6"

A symbolic entrance to the Buddha Bird Pavilion, evoking comforting feelings of home.
Available in a limited edition.

Healing Herb Tiles
Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland, OR
1998 • glazed stoneware
3.75" x 3.75" (each tile)

These tiles surround the
two courtyard entryways.

Art Carp
Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland, OR
1998 • Aluminum, vinyl
rubber, plastic
5' x 6.5' x 2'

Used by hospital art therapists to transport art materials to patient rooms. Drawers and compartments in the cart hold markers, paints
and drawing paper.
The Art Carp now has a new home in the
Walla Walla Public Library
children’s reading room.

Sunflower/Thistle Bench III
Doernbecher Children's Hospital,
Portland, OR
1998 • Bronze, stone
20" x 42" x 19"

One of two benches in the
Buddha Bird Pavilion, echoing
the sunflower/thistle “life struggle”
theme of the bronze & glass panels.

Buddha Bird Pavilion
Doernbecher Children’s
Hospital, Portland, OR
1998 • Steel, copper,
bronze, glass
16' x 16' x 16'

Created as a shelter in the outdoor families’ courtyard
at the hospital.
The guard pigeon on top is a functioning weathervane.