Interview with Artist Joe O’Connell; his experience working as both the fabricator and with a fabricator like Gizmo Art Production

This summer Gizmo had the pleasure of fabricating “Uplifting Together” in collaboration with artist Joseph O’Connell, founder and creative director of Creative Machines. As of November 1st, Gizmo successfully completed the installation of “Uplifting Together” at the John Muir Health Hospital in Walnut Creek, CA. This piece will provide guests of the wing a serene view and calming space to inhabit…

BAYS Memorial Garden in Golden Gate Park

This is the first new memorial in the park in more than 30 years. This rendering has been worked on by Penn Phillips and Julianna Feckes of InsideOut Design. “Bay Area Young Survivors — a nonprofit support community for young people with breast cancer — has dreamt-up and funded the memorial garden, which is scheduled to open in mid-2024.…

Gizmo Art Production Presents at CodaSummit 2023 in San Jose CA

Every year, the public art magazine Codaworx hosts a 3-day conference for artists, fabricators, and design teams to connect with each other and with members of the destination community about collaboration. This year, the CodaSummit took place in San Jose, right down the road from some of our recent museum projects, Los Altos History Museum and Alviso Adobe Milpitas.  Gizmo…

CODAsummit: Art, Technology and Place

CODAsummit:Art, Technology and Place October 4–6, 2023 San Jose, CA Mark Sabatino, President and Founder of Gizmo Art Production, Inc. will be presenting On October 5th, 2023 at 1:30pm in the Sobrato Auditorium All conference sessions will be held at the Hammer Theater located at 101 Paseo De San Antonio between 2nd St and N 3rd…

Museum of Sonoma County exhibit opening of ‘Sonoma County Stories’

The Museum of Sonoma County held an opening for its new permanent exhibit titled ‘Sonoma County Stories’. This interactive exhibit is built around interviews recorded by former Press Democrat columnist Gaye LeBaron and also includes dozens of pieces from the museum’s collections. It is intended to deliver a more in depth history of Sonoma County…

Update: CODAworx Awards

Gizmo is a RESIDENTIAL MERIT WINNER! Dear Mark, Congratulations on your CODAawards Merit Win! And what a fabulous entry it is! There was tough competition this year and you should be proud of this accomplishment. We were thrilled to receive 411 entries for the 2023 CODAawards from 23 countries around the world. Our jurors were…

Art in San Francisco’s new parks

  Gizmo is so proud to have been involved in 2 of the 7 projects mentioned here. San Francisco parks do rock, and we got to provide the fence and gate system for Guy Place, as well as the Driftwood benches for the Presidio Tunnel Tops. Visit all of these new great places!

CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place

    Joey Sabatino will present “Evolving Your Toolbox 2.0” as an Industry Presenter on October 13th, 2022 at the McNichols Civic Center in Denver, CO at 1:50pm.  Find the agenda here: CODAWORX   Gizmo is a creative company dedicated to designing and building interactive objects and unique environments that astonish, educate, and inspire. Partnering…

Clare Rojas and Yumei Hou art installations into the new Chinatown Station

Yumei Hou’s laser-cut metal artwork in its new home at the Chinatown Station   Clare Rojas and Yumei Hou’s artwork is being installed by Gizmo Art Production, Inc. into the new Chinatown Station. Working with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency SFAC’s Public Art Program is implementing permanent public artworks related to adjacent neighborhoods.  …