Larry Kirkland

Renowned public artist in collaboration with communities, business leaders, and design professionals.

As an accomplished artist Larry Kirkland collaborates with community and business leaders and design professionals to conceive and create his large-scale, multi-dimensional public artworks. Kirkland’s installations can be found in institutional and municipal buildings, transit hubs, research facilities, libraries, universities, cruise ships and urban parks and plazas. Among his many commissions are artworks installed at Pennsylvania Station in New York; the American Red Cross Headquarters and National Academies of Science in Washington, D.C.; Putra World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan. And, Recently the Grant St. Pier and fountain at the new waterfront development in Vancouver Wa.

Kirkland has received a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and has served on the peer review panel for the U.S. General Services Administration’s Design Excellence and the Arts Program. He serves on the Public Art Network Council of Americans for the Arts.

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