Category Archives: Art

Featured Project: Meander

We collaborated with Minneapolis-based design, fabrication, and build team Futures North, glass artist (and our neighbor) David Ruth, and LED programming consultant Max McDougall to create the permanent public artwork located outside CHS Field, home to the St. Paul Saints. Meander presents historical and ecological data from the Mississippi River. The name Meander was inspired […]

Friends of Concreteworks: Young America Creative

Santa Cruz natives Brian Friel & Meghan Dorrian partnered to start Young America Creative through a friendship, a background in architecture, and an interest and experience in craft, construction and the process of making. The seasonal poster projects emerged from a simple unanswered question: what is in season when? This is not always apparent at […]

“The Possible” Exhibit at the Berkeley Art Museum

Take a day to visit -and to create- at the Berkeley Art Museum's "The Possible." The interactive exhibit features various artists of different backgrounds sharing their expertise in many mediums including crocheting, fabric dyeing, ceramics, and more. Through ongoing workshops the exhibit allows visitors to learn and interact with the displays, to make art, and to create a […]

Concreteworks “Codex to the Future” Tiles at the Ashland Youth Center

Concreteworks collaborated with Kreysler and Associates, and artists Eduardo Pineda and Joaquin Newman to create the "Codex to the Future" tiles in the outdoor amphitheater at the REACH Ashland Youth Center near San Lorenzo, Ca. The project came about when Eduardo and Joaquin won a competition which funded the art installation through the Alameda County Arts Commission. The center […]

MetaBlocks

This giant 2,500 lb. block is a visual calendar of our most recent work – modeled in scrap concrete.  We custom fabricate each piece and usually have a little extra material left over, which we contain onsite instead of throwing away. The irregular horizontal pattern looks like a grade school model of the earth's crust […]

Nido at Montalvo

Montalvo Art Center is a private non-profit art center located on a 175 acre estate in Saratoga, CA with a historic villa, two theaters, art gallery, hiking trails, gardens and an artist in residency center.  Its mission is to foster community engagement through the creation and presentation of multidisciplinary art.  Every year the center invites 15 different […]

Locavore extends to Bay Area Sports Apparel

The SF Giants had a big win last Sunday, making it to the playoffs for the first time in 7 years. Tonight they are playing the Atlanta Braves.  Got your shirts?  Check out Mayberry Workshop, started by our very own Concreteworks Project Manager, Adam Mayberry and his brother Benjamin. Mayberry Workshop makes original designs that play […]

Concreteworks at Columbia University

Mark Rogero is back in Oakland after lecturing at Columbia University.   Keith Kaseman, architect and professor in the Architecture, Planning and Preservation Department, asked Mark to be a guest lecturer for the seminar + workshop he's teaching this semester called 'Concrete Obsessions.'   Students have been required to cast one form per week researching […]

Concreteworks at SOEX

We are excited to announce our partnership with SOEX. Southern Exposure, the nearly 35 year community arts organization is well underway on the construction of their new home at Alabama Street in the Mission District of San Francisco. In collaboration with SOEX architect Rick Johnson and Executive Director Courtney Fink we designed and fabricated a […]