After eighteen months of effort by members and friends of the Point Loma Association, our community has a new piece of public art.
Installation of the sculpture titled, Taiji, completes the Nimitz Blvd. beautification process PLA began in 2013.
In the fall of 2016, the Association’s Art Committee began vetting local artists of note. Community meetings narrowed the choices of artists and art. The City’s Commission for Art & Culture approved our selection on July 28, 2017.
Since then, our volunteers negotiated the City’s multi-page legal Gift of Deed, navigated the Development Services Department’s review process and obtained an installation permit.
As of Monday, July 30, 2018, the kinetic sculpture is moving gracefully in the summer breeze, greeting all who enter the Peninsula from the northwest.
PLA extends a huge thank you to Dottie Laub for funding this gift of the Point Loma Association and Dorothea Laub in memory of Dick Laub.
We thank artist Jeffery Laudenslager for his beautiful artwork, his patience with our volunteer efforts and for arranging the actual installation.
PLA also appreciates a donation by the Farris Family to cover project review and permitting costs for the gift.
As you drive by the intersection of West Point Loma Blvd and Nimitz, we hope Taiji will calm and inspire you. Enjoy!