Walter Gordinier is a Lead project artist, fine arts professional for 40 years. conceiving /installing/ and causing to be fabricated proprietary sculptures, functional architectural cast glass, healing gardens and landmark sculpture. Lead artist consultant conceiving innovative interior design solutions that shape… Read More
Walter Gordinier is a Lead project artist, fine arts professional for 40 years. conceiving /installing/ and causing to be fabricated proprietary sculptures, functional architectural cast glass, healing gardens and landmark sculpture. Lead artist consultant conceiving innovative interior design solutions that shape /define personal place and surrounds. Placing sculpture with private collectors, corporations, public art, hospitals, institutions, liturgical, and universities. nationally/internationally. I collaborate with architects, interior designers, engineers, landscape architects, artist agencies / consultants, generals, subs., project stake-holders,community leaders, fabrication/ installation specialists.
PROFESSIONAL 2014-1994: Collaborating with: Architects, interior designers, engineers, Landscape Architects, Project Stakeholders committees, community leaders, and fabricating – Installation specialists 2014-1983: Interpreting architectural plans and contributing detailed artist renderings 2014-1983: Clientele; Collectors, Corporations, Healthcare, Liturgical, Public Art, Universities 2014-1996: Cast glass Sculptural Installations, Architectural art glass, Functional Architectural Glass 2014-1996: Landmark site/client specific sculptural installations 2014-1982: Atrium aerial sculptures 2014-1983: Sculptural Land Art Events -Healing Gardens 2014-1982: Artist built interior solutions that shape/define personal surrounds 2014-1983: Diversity of materials; Glass, Granite, Stone, Metals, Water, Wood, Light, Landscape.
COMMISSIONS and COLLECTIONS 2014: Private Collect: 2 sculptures,aluminum and glass, Bend Oregon 2014: Exterior Sculptures:3,stone and glass,Miners Corner, Bothel Washington 2014: Private Collect; Art Glass, 2 castings, Portland Oregon 2014: Private Collect; ArtGlass, 3 castings, Los angeles, Califiornia 2014: Private Collect; Art Glass,10 castings, Florence, Oregon 2013: Urban Plaza Design;1 acer ; Library Archives Museum Project; Juneau, Alaska 2013: Exterior Sculptural Land Art Event; (12) Library Archives Museum Project: Juneau ,Alaska 2013: Interior Cast Glass Sculptural Event; (28)Library Archives Museum Project,Juneau, Alaska 2013: Chase Compound: (11) Art Glass/ Sculpture, Artesia, New Mexico 2012: Jerusalem project; (54) Monilithic Glass castings for Dale Chilhuly, Washington 2012: Private Collect; Functional Art Glass, Hawaii 2012: Private Collect ; 5 projects, Functional Art Glass, Gig Harbor, Washington 2012: Private Collect; 3 projects, Functional Art Glass, Oregon 2011: Nishimura Limited, Glass Sculpture, Japan 2011: The landing : monolithic block granite, monolithic slab/block cast glass 2011: Private Collect: Glass Sculpture Installation;Portland ,Oregon 2011: Uroboros Glass, World Headquarters; Glass painting installation Portland, Oregon 2011: Shift / response; monolithic block granite, monolithic slab/block cast glass 2011: Baylor Cancer center: Healing Garden, 4 projects: The Garden design, Entry cast glass Disc, limestone amphitheater, cast glass/granite water falls; Dallas, Texas 2011: Baylor cancer center; 4 projects, The Chapel Design, The cast glass cross, The Landry cast glass panel wall and the cast glass Way Finding Bars; Dallas, Texas 2011: Icon Architecture: Corporate / private Glass installations, Portland, Oregon 2011: Private Collect ; Glass Towers, Dallas,Texas 2010: Private Collect; Intersecting light walls with colored glass lenses. Portland, Oregon 2010: Private Collect, Fused Glass Wall, Chicago: 2010: Children’s Medical Center Garden: Exterior glass screen: 8 panels, Dallas, Texas . 2010: Children’s hospital; Healing garden 1.5 acres, a land art event, Dallas ,Texas 2009: Private Collect: Art Glass Light Tower , New York 2009: Private Collect; cast glass bridge; dining table, Washington 2008: Children’s Hospital: 2 PROJECTS: 2: five story Atrium Aerial Sculptures: 2:Art Glass Divides, Dallas,Texas 2008: Seven Tree Lodge,: 3 PROJECTS: Cast Glass Bridges,Ceiling, Rolling Divide, Washington, State 2009: Private Collect : Cast Glass Floor, Great Falls ,Montana 2008: Gamma Knife Center, Providence Hospital; 2 PROJECTS: 5: Cast Glass Paintings; 3 interfaith cast glass prayer alcove, Portland ,Oregon 2007: Baylor Hospital: An iconic landmark exterior sculpture, Dallas ,Texas 2007: Private Collect: 2 PROJECTS: 5 Cast Glass Reeds: 2 Built in Vertical wall paintings, Dallas, Texas 2007: Coaxis Software: 5 Projects: Art Glass Sculptures,Cast Glass Light Towers, Art Glass Counters,Cast Glass Conference Tables , Cast Glass Floor Inlays, Cast Glass Executive desks 2006: Rogue valley medical center, sculptural land event, Healing Garden Medford, Oregon 2006 Rogue valley medical center: an expansive 2 story glass sculptural/architectural wall divide, Medford,Oregon 2006: Rogue valley medical center: 2 cast glass vertical sculptures, abstract figurative, south lobby Medford,Oregon 2006: Private Collect : 3 story cast glass stair case, Hawaii 2005: Street of Dreams; 6 projects: cast glass floor, ceiling, counters, Portland,Oregon 2005: Private Collect; Glass cube room, Portland, Oregon 2005: Pacific University: Cast Glass Wall ; Spacial divide, Forest Grove Oregon 2002: Paul Allen World Headquarters: 4 PROJECTS: Floating Glass Ceiling, floating glass wall, Glass light bars, Cast glass elevator interior walls, Seattle, Washington 2000: Hoyt Street Plaza: Two cast Glass Wall divides, Portland, Oregon 2000; Downers Grove library, 3 projects: 1: three story atrium sculpture, 1: 2 story aerial sculpture, 1: dichroic glass wall light sculpture, Chicago, Ill. 1999: Youngstown state university: 2: four story aerial sculptures, Ohio 1998: The national high magnetic field laboratory; 2 projects: 2: three story atrium sculptures, 1 stand-alone conical sculpture, Florida 1996: The Minnesota state high security hospital; 3: two story aerial sculptures , Minnesota
LECTURES-EXHIBITS 2011: Master Builders Association: CPTC Interior Design Events, mixing art/architecture, U.S Metals Tacoma, Washington 2011: EXHIBIT: Outstanding materials / design, yielding built objects for interior features. U.S.Metals, Tacoma, Washington 2011: EXHIBIT: Alumni Artist Exhibit: Pacific University Forest Grove, Oregon 2011: World News.com: Exhibit-Picture Perfect-Exquisite Glass 2010: World News.com: Exhibit-Functional Architectural Art Glass 2010: EXHIBIT: Glass Tech International, Düsseldorf, Germany 2010: International Confab of Art Glass and Practicing Artists, Germany 2009: Audio/Visual Lecture Series for Artists & Educators, in Japan: Tokyo, Saitama, ,Nagoya, Osaka, Sasayama 2008: international Panelist: GAS; 38th Annual Glass Conference, Portland, Oregon 2007: International Panelist: BECON Big Ideas: Functional Architectural Glass; Portland Oregon 2007: EXHIBIT: Bulls eye Glass Gallery, Functional Art Glass; Portland, Oregon 2006: EXHIBIT: The British Society of Master Glass Painters, Great Britain 2006: EXHIBIT: AIA: Architectural Glass, Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia 2005: EXHIBIT: AIA; Architectural Glass, Cameron Wilson, Architects, Charleston, SC— AIA 2004: EXHIBIT: solo: 28 monolithic castings; Fine Art / Architectural cast glass, Portland, Oregon 1999: Lead Lecturer for the presidents focusing series” linking art theory, practice, collaborative dialogues ; Pacific University; Forest Grove, Oregon 1996: EXHIBIT: Glass Tech International Exhibition, Düsseldorf, Germany 1994: EXHIBIT: AIA: Art/Architecture: An exhibit of aerial sculpture installations: demonstrating the successful collaborative efforts between artist, client, architect, engineers and communities , Portland, Oregon 1984 to 1973: Exhibited ceramic sculpture with galleries and museums throughout the United States
PUBLICATIONS 2013: Strathmore Who's Who; American Glass/Sculpture 2012: 8 Cast Glass Videos stream Globally ; Internet, Utube,TV, Numerous .com sites 2012: Works of Art / The Art of Placement, Interior Design 2012: Documentary Video and Feature Article; Pacific University, Oregon 2011: NBC + CBS universal [video] The Art of A Healing Garden, Dallas, Texas 2011: 08: Featured American artist--glass websites, corporate websites, and You-Tube. 2010: Designer Magazine--Architectural Glass 2010: Crafting Glass--Fine Art Castings 2010-07: The Source Book for Architectural and Interior Art 2009: South Sound Magazine—“Building Seven Tree Lodge” 2009: Panache—“Perspectives on Design, Pacific Northwest” 2009: Trends Home Architecture • Vol. 25, No. 1 2007: Art into Architecture, Bullseye Architectural glass Gallery 2006: Architectural Review—“Glass Cube” 2006: Western Interiors & Design--“Portland Composition” 2006: Trends-Home & Living 2006: HGTV--Master Glass Artist Series. 2005: Architectural Record—“Castle Rock Homes” 2004: Luxury Home Magazine—“Artist and Architect” 2004: Cover photo, Le Courrier du Bois (Belgium) 2004: Cover photo, Design • Build Magazine 2004: Oregon Home, “Architectural Glass — Who’s Hot” 2003: Creative Home Design, “Puget Sound Harbor Inspires Architect and Artist” 2003: Glass Craftsman, No. 179, “Glass Innovator — Casting a New Role for Glass” 2001: History of the Arts, “Art in Unfamiliar Places,” Florida Department of State, Cultural Affairs 2000: Interior Design, “100 Design Giants” 1999: HGTV “Modern Masters” 1998: Cover photo, Illumination, PAE Consulting Engineers, Inc. 1996: Cover photo, The Guild, “Architectural Arts and Sculpture” 1992: IES-IALD: lighting fundamentals [The Artists view] lecture series; LUMA / PAE consulting engineers Read Less