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Public Art

Kevin Caron has created a number of public art sculptures, including the award-winning sculpture Hands On for the city of Avondale, Arizona, and The Seed for the city of Chandler, Arizona.

Enjoy these how-to videos in which he shares aspects of creating public art ....

A Peek at the 3D Art Show
A Peek at the 3D Art Show "Materialize"
Oct 29, 2014
Kevin takes us inside the 1920s building that was given to the city of Phoenix as an art center. Art... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 11: Adding the Last Panels
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 11: Adding the Last Panels
Aug 08, 2012
After seven months of work, Kevin is putting the last panels on his 9-foot-tall outdoor sculpture Wh... read more

Installing the Public Art Sculpture The Seed
Installing the Public Art Sculpture The Seed
Jun 06, 2012
Installation of Kevin's public art commission sculpture The Seed involves lifting the 16-foot-tall a... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 10: Raising the Sculpture
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 10: Raising the Sculpture
May 30, 2012
A pivotal moment arrives. It's time for Kevin to move the sculpture Wherever You Go, There You Are f... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 9: Attaching the Base
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 9: Attaching the Base
May 23, 2012
Kevin is finally ready to attach the base to the sculpture. That involves creating a series of 4-inc... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 8: Attaching the Base
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 8: Attaching the Base
May 16, 2012
Kevin is ready to attach more exterior "skin" panels to his public sculpture Wherever You Go, There ... read more

How to Tap a Hole in Metal Using a Mill
How to Tap a Hole in Metal Using a Mill
May 09, 2012
Kevin decides to use his mill to tap a hole in an aluminum plate that he will weld to the top of his... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 7
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 7
Apr 04, 2012
Kevin is finally putting the skin on the framework he has built for the sculpture Wherever You Go, T... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 6
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 6
Mar 28, 2012
Kevin shares some of the setbacks he experienced while creating a 9-foot-tall sculpture. First, he e... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 5
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 5
Mar 21, 2012
Kevin is ready to create the 1/4-inch-square metal ring that the triangle-shaped supports for his sc... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 4
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 4
Mar 14, 2012
Kevin continues his series on how to create a sculpture - at least how he creates a sculpture (altho... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 3
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 3
Mar 07, 2012
In the third part of a series on how he is creating a sculpture, Kevin explains how to fabricate rep... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 2
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 2
Feb 29, 2012
Kevin explains how he is creating a nine-foot-tall umbilic torus steel sculpture. In this free video... read more

How to Create a Sculpture, Part 1
How to Create a Sculpture, Part 1
Feb 22, 2012
This is the first in a series of free videos on how Kevin creates a sculpture.

Caron has just beg... read more

How to Cut Aluminum the Easy Way
How to Cut Aluminum the Easy Way
Dec 07, 2011
Kevin is starting a new public art sculpture, which will be made of aluminum. To cut the sheets of m... read more

Installation of Public Art Commission Hands On, Part 2
Installation of Public Art Commission Hands On, Part 2
May 15, 2009
The installation of "Hands On," a public art commission for the city of Avondale, Arizona, went flaw... read more

How to Transport a 14-foot Metal Sculpture for Installation
How to Transport a 14-foot Metal Sculpture for Installation
May 07, 2009
How do you get a 600-pound steel tree trunk onto a trailer? Kevin shows and explains how he used a j... read more

Artist Kevin Caron Deconstructs a Metal Sculpture toTransport It
Artist Kevin Caron Deconstructs a Metal Sculpture toTransport It
Apr 17, 2009
"I'm melting!" OK, maybe it's not melting, but Kevin is reducing the read more

Grinding Steel Hands for a Public Art Commission
Grinding Steel Hands for a Public Art Commission
Mar 18, 2009
Kevin grinds away at the project Hands On for the city of Avondale, Arizona. In preparing 200 indivi... read more

Metal Artist Kevin Caron Adds Branches to a Steel Tree
Metal Artist Kevin Caron Adds Branches to a Steel Tree
Mar 03, 2009
Kevin continues to work on Hands On, his public art commission for the city of Avondale, Arizona. Wi... read more

Artist Kevin Caron Begins the Public Art Sculpture Hands On
Artist Kevin Caron Begins the Public Art Sculpture Hands On
Jan 17, 2009
For the public art commission "Hands On" for the city of Avondale, Arizona, Kevin starts with the ba... read more