Cesar Chavez

Tiles by Aileen Barr, in Cesar Chavez Park, OaklandOakland, CA

Tiles by Aileen Barr seen at Cesar Chavez Park, Oakland, Oakland - Cesar Chavez
Tiles by Aileen Barr seen at Cesar Chavez Park, Oakland, Oakland - Cesar ChavezTiles by Aileen Barr seen at Cesar Chavez Park, Oakland, Oakland - Cesar ChavezTiles by Aileen Barr seen at Cesar Chavez Park, Oakland, Oakland - Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

atCesar Chavez Park, OaklandOakland, CA
This tile design was created and fabricated for 3 seating benches in the newly renovated Cesar Chavez Park in the Fruitvale neighborhood in Oakland. Tiles were stamped and carved using Aztec and Mayan imagery. Workshops were conducted with children and teenagers to make and glaze tiles used in the patterned areas. The project was commissioned by the Oakland Arts Commission and was made in collaboration with Colette Crutcher 2013

Meet the Creator

"“Aileen Barr studied Ceramic Design at the National College of Art and Design In Dublin, Ireland, graduating in 1985. Working in tile and architectural ceramics allows for the creation of larger works of art and can open up endless possibilities.”"

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