Points Of Departure

Client: Scott Oliver Category: Public Art Location: San Francisco Date: July 2018 Scott Oliver’s piece Points Of Departure is part of the Masonic Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project. Oliver says”, “I’m trying to make something that people using this space can connect with on some level,” Oliver told us. “The place isn’t really connected to a neighborhood. It’s a…

New Exhibits at Jack London Museum!

Jack London State Historic Park is celebrating it’s 55th anniversary as a National Historic Landmark! To celebrate, the Jack London Museum will be renovating all of it’s exhibits at the House of Happy Walls in Glenn Ellen California. The exhibits are being designed by the Sibbett Group and fabricated by Gizmo. “Jack and Charmian London were trail…

Gizmo Takes Flight!

Gizmo has had the exciting experience of working with American Family Insurance through CODAworx to create “Taking Flight”. “Taking Flight” is a 15 foot tall stainless steel sculpture, featuring LED lighting components and was designed by ZEBRADOG. This exterior piece has been placed in an outdoor plaza in Madison, Wisconsin and was built to withstand…

Mural Plans for Gizmo

Recently the Gizmo Art Production team has embarked on an exciting new project, decorating our new space with artwork from our creative employees! Each bare wall in the Gizmo building space will feature brand new beautiful murals designed and painted by our own crew members. Each mural consists of original drawings from former designer, Steven…

Yumei Hou and Gizmo

Yumei Hou’s design captures the spirit of an outdoor folk dance from the Northeastern provinces of China, which typically involves groups of people of all ages, men and women, dancing vigorously in a variety of costumes to celebrate happy occasions such as Chinese New Year, birthdays and grand openings. Perfectly suited for the new municipal…

Central Subway Public Art and Us

Gizmo is working closely with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s new Central Subway system, (operating from Chinatown to South of Market) and the SFAC’s Public Art Program, that is managing an exciting public art program that includes permanent artworks and related arts programming in adjacent neighborhoods. Contracted by Tutor Perini, Gizmo will be taking…

Scott Oliver, Where Are You Going Right Now?

The proposed partnership between Gizmo Art Production and artist Scott Oliver began in 2014, when Gizmo was selected to build and install Oliver’s piece “Points of Departure”. Recently the piece has been installed in the Masonic Plaza, where three significantly tall posts stand symbolizing the directions in which various passers by have told Oliver they…