Building a Nest Together

One Great Egrets Takes a Stick for Nest Building from Its Partner W. 9th St., Santa Rosa, CA, U.S.A. April 3, 2017

One Great Egrets Takes a Stick for Nest Building from Its Partner – W. 9th St., Santa Rosa, CA, U.S.A. April 3, 2017

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Waiting Your Arrival

Taken with a Tamron 16-300mm at 300mm, f 6.3, 1/640 sec, 100 ISO Ocean Song, Coleman Valley Road, Sonoma County, California, USA June 6, 2015

Taken with a Tamron 16-300mm at 300mm, f 6.3, 1/640 sec, 100 ISO
Ocean Song, Coleman Valley Road, Sonoma County, California, USA
June 6, 2015

Watching

Watching

The lady was a visitor to the Commons during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Listening

Listening

This individual was in the Commons during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Susan

Susan

I’m bothered by the photo but can’t put it into words or effect a change to it. What are your thoughts?

Susan was one of the volunteers at the Commons. This was during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Ramon

Ramon

Ramon was one of the workers at the Commons. This was during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Stewart

Stewart

This was one of the volunteers at the Commons. This was during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Reading

Reading

This photo was taken in the Commons in Point Reyes Station during the period when both small nests and a large nest were also created by the visitors. This was during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Finished Nest – Entry View

Finished Nest - Entry View

The Large Nest in the Commons is finished. People had attached feathers to it and to small nests that were sited in trees along Route One in Point Reyes Station. The small nests were also created by the students at West Marin School during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Finished Large Nest

Finished Large Nest

The Large Nest in the Commons is finished. People had attached feathers to it and to small nests that were sited in trees along Route One in Point Reyes Station. The small nests were also created by the students at West Marin School during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Eagle Nest

Eagle Nest

This was the day when we have been installing the small nests in the trees along Route 1. We needed to find a big tree to install a big eagles nest. The small nests were created by the students of West Marin School and visitors to the Commons during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Hanging Nest (More)

Hanging Nest (More)

This was the day when we have been installing the small nests in the trees along Route 1. We also decided to have one in the phone booth. The small nests were created by the students of West Marin School and visitors to the Commons during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Hanging Nests

Hang Nests

This was the day when we have been installing the small nests in the trees along Route 1. It was a lot of fun installing and talking to people about the project. The small nests were created by the students of West Marin School and visitors to the Commons during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” was sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Blowing in the Wind

Blowing in the Wind

The afternoon wind around the Commons made the handmade paper feathers lift, turn and twist creating interesting patterns. People had attached them to the large nest in the Commons and to small nests that will be sited in trees along Route One in Point Reyes Station. The small nests are also created by the students during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” is sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Surprise

Surprise

One of the volunteers, Diana Marto dressed up as a bird and was assisting others in tying the feathers onto nests in the Commons. The small nests will be sited in trees along Route One in Point Reyes Station. The small nests are also created by the students during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” is sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Hanging Feathers

Hanging Feathers

The large nest got decorated with many handmade paper feathers. People attached them to the large nest in the Commons and to small nests that will be sited in trees along Route One in Point Reyes Station. The small nests are also created by the students during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” is sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Writing on the Feathers

Writing on the Feathers

Many people participated in writing best wishes, prayers, and sayings on the paper feathers. The feathers were then attached to the large nest in the Commons and to small nests that will be sited in trees along Route One in Point Reyes Station. The small nests are also created by the students during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” is sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Dedication

Dedication

This was the day when the paper feathers were placed on the large nest. Following this there was a dedication with two performing artists and participants. The large nest is in the Commons and small nests will be sited in trees along Route One in Point Reyes Station. The small nests are also created by the students during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” is sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art

Ready to Hang

Ready to Hang

After completing the making of paper feathers they need to be hung up to dry. The feathers when dried will be attached to the large nest in the Commons and to small nests that will be sited in trees along Route One in Point Reyes Station. The small nests are also created by the students during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” is sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

Waiting

Waiting

There were a few times when we did not have visitors making nests or paper feathers. Jane Ingram Allen’s project will include the feathers having been made being attached to the large nest in the Commons and to small nests that will be sited in trees along Route One in Point Reyes Station. The small nests are also created by the students during Jane Ingram Allen’s 3-week artist in residency public art project in Pt. Reyes. The project “For the Birds” is sponsored by Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA and the Lucid Art Foundation.

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