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Metropolitan Transportation Authority


Client: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Location: New York, New York
Glass Installation: Chauncy Station
 
Artist:  Maria Dominguez

A program of the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Arts for Transit encourages the use of public transit by presenting visual and performing arts projects in subway and commuter rail stations.  As a part of the overall project, neighborhood artists working in various media are invited to compete for projects in nearby stations.  Willet Hauser has been chosen to fabricate faceted stained glass panels based on the winning designs of many of these artists.

Scope of Project:
16 faceted glass panels - each 36" X 36"

Techniques Utilized:
1" thick glass dalles, cut and faceted by hand, and set into a matrix of 3/4" epoxy

 

     

Additional Infromation:
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) commissioned Maria Dominguez to design "El-Views" a permanent work for the Chauncey Street elevated station along the J/Z subway lines in Brooklyn, NY.  Willet Hauser transformed sixteen original paintings from the artist into dazzling stain glass jewels.