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Broward Lighting Project

Curriculum Vitae - Dan Corson

Working in the realms of public art, sculpture, theatrical design and arts planning


University of Washington, Seattle, WA Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture 1992

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Bachelor of Arts in Drama emphasis in Design 1986

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine Skowhegan Scholar 1991

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood WA Pilchuck Scholar 1993, 1994, 1996

Selected Commissions, Exhibitions & Installations


Nordheim Court, sculptural commission for UW Student housing, Seattle WA Sammamish Valley Reclaimed Water Production Facility, Redmond WA


Notice of Proposed Land Use (group show), Consolidated Works Gallery Seattle WA

Vashon Waste water Treatment Facility Design team and public sculpture commission, King County Arts Commission, Vashon Island, WA

Big Blue Bus, City of Santa Monica's Bus infrastructure and administrative buildings, design team and public artworks, Santa Monica, CA

Wave Rave Cave, public sculpture for the City of Seattle and Seattle City Light Seattle,WA

Invisible Ink, Performance Environments and design concepts, On the Boards, Seattle, WA and touring nationwide.

Within Disease and Health, 3 giant (15' h x 100' long) Public Art Triptychs and exhibit design for the City of Seattle, and Seattle City Light, Seattle, WA

Invaders from Earth, Performance Environments and design concepts, Consolidated Works Gallery and Performance Space, Seattle WA


Washington State Capital East Campus, Public Art Master Plan, design team and public artwork, Olympia, WA


Skagit Streaming, multi- site Public Sculpture and WWW public artwork Seattle, WA

Temple of Power, Public Sculpture Newhalem, WA

Ocular Portals, Earthwork, signature sculpture and observatory Boundary Hydroelectric Project, Canadian/ Idaho Boarder.

Newhalem Earthwork, designed project for Seattle City Light (lost funding) Newhalem, WA

WA State Capital Portal and Tunnel, Design team, master-planning & public artwork design, Olympia WA


Sound Transit -LINK, (Seattle's Light Rail System) Design Team lead artist (1 of 4)

Arts Master Plan, station design, Cities of Seattle, Tukwilla, Seatac, WA

Artist- in-Residence, Art Masterplan and art implementation Seattle City Light (electric utility), Seattle, WA

Goblin Market, Performance Environments and design concepts A Contemporary Theatre, (ACT) Seattle, WA


King Street Station, Design Team and 1% Artist Seattle, WA

Cheshire Oaks Sculptures, Proposal design, Cheshire Oaks Development Chester, England

Eastbank Riverfront Park, Design Team Artist, Portland, OR

Horsehead 98 (Group Show), Outdoor Site Specific Exhibition Seattle, WA

Springs Eternal (Group Show), Seafirst Gallery Seattle WA


Mahalapu Floats, Environmental Installations Kauai, Hawaii

Star Landing, Environmental Installation, Burning Man Festival Black Rock Desert, Nevada

Pratt Artist In Residence Exhibition (Group Show), CoCA Gallery Seattle, WA

DJINN, Performance Environments and Development, Sandpoint Naval Base, Seattle WA

American Institute of Architects (Group Show), Seattle, WA


Control/ Illumination, Site Specific Installation (KCAC Special Project Grant) Seattle, WA

Illuminatus (Group Show), Soil Gallery Seattle, WA

From Here to There (Group Show), Bumbershoot Festival- SAC& KCAC Seattle, WA Post-Apocalyptic Mythos (WFS), Environmental Installation, Burning Man Festival, Black Rock Desert, Nevada

Dead (Group Show), Soil Gallery Seattle, WA


Healing with the Hydrolux (Solo Show), Gallery Bohemia Art installation: Prague, Czech Republic

Grotto of the Flame Serpent (Solo Show), Gallery Bohemia Art installation: Prague, Czech Republic

Electric Zen Garden (Solo Show), Wadi Art Gallery installation: Sydney, Australia

Foundations of Place, environmental sculpture Ramofana, Madagascar

Artists in Residence (Group Show), Pratt School of Fine Arts, Seattle, WA


Distillation, Art Faire Seattle, Seattle WA

Special Projects Grant, King County Arts Commission, Seattle, W

Rain Drum Courtyard, Dendritic Root Floor, Snaking Root Ceiling, Cedar River Watershed

Visitors Center, Design Team Member and 1% Artist, North Bend, WA

Prints 94 (Group Show), Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

The Gilded Garden of Patcheww, Performance Environment, Annex Theatre, Seattle WA


Sub Rosa, Performance Environment and concept development Pioneer Square Theatre, Seattle WA

Electrically Excited Evacuated Colons, Site-specific environmental installation Stanwood, WA

Six by Six (Group Show), Stanwood, WA

Immuno-environmental Corollary Pt.2, Site-specific environmental installation Vashon Island, WA