North Star, 2012 | Glass, concrete, steel. 22"h x 84'w x 1'd. Shepherd Parkway Bus Facility; Washington, DC. Commissioned by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
The Ursa Minor Constellation is truly constant -- you can look at the night sky anywhere on the northern hemisphere and there it is; that beautiful constellation with the guiding North Star at the end of the handle, which has been used as a guide for celestial navigation for over a thousand years.
North Star is a reflective glass representation of Ursa Minor and the guiding light of the North Star. It is mounted on the exterior north wall of the new Shepherd Park Bus Facility in Washington, DC, serving as a way finder for the returning buses.