Gorden Huether's Cloud Fountain in California
Rainier was happy to reunite with the artist Gordon Huether for a second project built using our freeform 3D tube bending machine. Following our work on "The Canyon," an art installation in the Salt Lake City Airport, Huether conceptualized a "Cloud Fountain" now standing at the Elk Grove Civic Center in Elk Grove, CA.
Image courtesy of Gordon Huether, http://gordonhuether.com
Rainier's highly advanced tube bender shapes aluminum tubing into any form. Combined with precision welding, the bent tubes were connected to give the illusion of one continuous, spiraling piece. The sculpture stands 24 feet high on top of an aluminum base and is lit with LED lighting.
More images and information about the piece can be found at https://gordonhuether.com/cloud-fountain/.