Understory is an installation that explores and celebrates the importance of the mighty Coast Live Oak and the ecological value that lies beneath its canopy. Using the Coast Live Oak as a muse, artist Aaron Farley produced a large scale sculpture from his ‘ Home is not a House’ series. This functional yet playful facadelike artwork series explores freestanding structures made from simple materials and assembled with minimal disturbance to the site. These shelters invite people in for contemplation of shelter and space, to remove oneself from a busy world and find respite. Walls and screens can separate and divide or they can add to a space by creating shape, shadow, color, structure and intrigue.
Understory : for Shelter: Arroyo Arts Collective - Aaron Farley Visual Artist - Michelle Frier Landscape Architect