"Wild Contemplation" encourages a connection with nature, inviting moments of quiet reflection while celebrating the simple yet profound beauty of the region and the nature loving spirit of the community.
Commissioned by the Creative Alliance of Manitou Springs and gifted to the city, "Wild Contemplation" honors Colorado's state flower, the columbine, found growing wild along the mountain trails the surround Manitou Springs. The leaf-shaped benches, designed to mimic the columbine's leaves, invite visitors to sit and absorb the surroundings
Location: Manitou Springs, CO
size: 11.5' x 7' x 7'
Materials: Stainless Steel and Cast Glass
Installed August of 2023