Recent and upcoming news and happenings from the 5TC crew ::
Sean Orlando to create artwork for West Seattle fire station
Oakland, Calif.-based artist Sean Orlando will create a permanent artwork for Fire Station 32 in the West Seattle Junction. The new fire station will be built at the existing location, 3715 W. Alaska St., and will be the lead station for Battalion VII, which covers all of West Seattle, southwest Seattle, Harbor Island and the industrial areas lining both sides of the Duwamish River. The fire station is expected to be completed in fall 2015.
2012- 2014 The deYoung Museum
SFMOMA Window Gallery group show : Oakland Squared
September 22, 2012 – June 1, 2013
147 Minna and 150 Natoma Streets
Members of the Oakland-based collaborative 5 Ton Crane, creators of the public art installation Raygun Gothic Rocket Ship on San Francisco’s Embarcadero, compose a series of large-scale, multimedia artworks representing various urban locations in Oakland. In each of the SFMOMA Garage Windows on Minna and Natoma Streets, viewers will find up to 80 individually created artworks that together make up a whole. Over 40 participants from 5 Ton Crane’s diverse group of artists, “geeks,” and inventors participated in this true collaborative effort that highlights seven different Oakland locations.