Public Art Commissions
Gabriella Falk undertakes work on any scale for public spaces.
As an artist experienced in working also as Lead Artist she is well
versed in handling the complexities of installing work in either
new or existing buildings. Below are some examples of recent commissions.
As an experienced teacher and community arts practioner Gabriella
is happy to work with members of the community on participatory
projects or to a specific design brief.
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Deeside Community Hospital 2005
|Textile panel commissioned
by N E Wales NHS Trust for the Branwen Unit, Deeside Community
Wrexham Maelor Hospital 2003/4
Three large textile panels for
Wrexham Maelor Hospital Day Care Cancer Centre and Women's Clinic.
Commissioned by North East Wales Primary Care Trust in 2003. Each
of the three panels measures 280x150cm.
Exe Valley Leisure Centre,
Exe Valley Leisure Centre, Tiverton is a new building which
includes two swimming pools. The Centre opened in 2002. Gabriella
Falk was Lead Artist for this project.
This double-sided glass feature
runs the full height of the building, announcing and defining
its identity. The streak of blue is visible from two directions
on the approach to the building.
Year of the Artist project, 2001:
partnership with local farmers Gabriella Falk installed huge
designs on the landscape in sites viewable from main roads
in SW England.
Fine Art Installation
temporary installation in 2001 for Montacute House, Somerset
(National Trust). Plastics, stitch and laminated ephemera relating
to Montacute House and its history.
Tacchi Morris Arts Centre 1995-2000
Gabriella Falk was lead artist during the development and building
of the Tacchi Morris Arts Centre, 1995-2000. She developed and led
a major Public Art Programme which led to nine artists being commissioned
to make work on the theme of performance and co-operation for the
new building on the campus of Heathfield Community School.
collaboration with the architects, Kensington Taylor, Gabriella
designed the hard and soft landscaped approach to the centre and
installed a mosaic water pool and water feature.
As part of her contribution to the Public Art programme she led
a residency project which enabled
year 7 children to design bronze paving slabs which were inserted
into the permanent paving outside the centre alongside the work
of professional sculptor Jill Randall.
of Darkness (woven tapestry) commissioned by Plymouth
NHS Trust, 1998.
This tapestry was part of a major artist's residency during
which Gabriella Falk worked with staff and patients on a number
of textile pieces.
Gabriella Falk has also worked on a number of other Public Art
studies and proposals.