Facebook HQ

Facebook H.Q.

 

In the spring of 2018 I painted a two-wall mural at the Facebook headquarters in California. Before beginning the mural, I spent time in the building's surrounding environment, running and hiking in the nearby rolling hills and around the large mass of protected marshland that butts up against the company's campus.

 
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I meditated on the idea of memory and how the sounds and smells of nature imbue our memories with emotion, and I watched small flocks of silvery birds dive and hunt across the marshland that was glut with water from the recent rains.

 
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The mural is broken into three parts, each with three layers; a soft pink amorphous form, beneath a darker, tapered form layered and spotted with vibrants shapes.

 
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Together, the pieces create a sense of movement, hinting at the idea of memory; how an experience that was concrete so quickly becomes layered with loose but vibrant images and ideas that may only slightly match the original experience.

 
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Another intent of the mural was to bring a soft, feminine touch to the headquarters of one of California's largest tech companies.


By pairing soft colors for the underpaintings with bright tones for the detail, I aimed to reflect the juxtaposition of the Facebook campus - with it's technicolored decor - with the surrounding natural environment.

 
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Have a space that needs some art?  I'm currently accepting new mural inquiries for 2018.
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