2013; Cor-ten steel, stainless steel, aluminum, granite; 11.5’H x 136’W x 41’D; E.C. Goodwin Technical School, New Britain, Connecticut. Commissioned by Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, Offices of Culture and Tourism, Art in Public Spaces.

The piece references both the academic, connecting concepts and giving form to thoughts and ideas, as well as the technical, connecting structure and materials. Seven large gear/wheels are bookended by granite benches with inscribed text that suggest multiple interpretations of the word Engage and Connect.

© Janet Lofquist