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The following piece will be located at:
Glendale Municipal Airport
6801 N. Glen Harbor Blvd.
(West of 99th Avenue and Glendale Avenue)
Stop #16 on the Public Art Driving Tour
Oil on canvas 6'H x 11'5"W
Purchased in 1987
Ed Mell, a Phoenix native, is a highly recognized painter of stylized Southwest, panoramic landscapes. This painting depicts the Estrella Mountain range in the distinctive style of the artist. Ed Mell's artwork can be found in several public and private collections throughout Arizona, including Kartchner's Caverns in Tucson and the City of Scottsdale fine art collection. A biography of his work, "Beyond the Visible Terrain: The Art of Ed Mell", was published in 1996.
Artist: Michael Anderson
Cor-ten steel 20'H x 6'base
Completed in 2002
"I believe creativity is part of our God-given nature and should convey a high standard of excellence." - Michael Anderson Michael Anderson is most widely recognized for his soaring, sweeping metal sculptures, which can be found in public and private collections throughout the United States. He describes Ascendant as "rising or going to a place higher than the circumstances of life." A California native, Mr. Anderson has been working and living in Arizona since 1964.