Kids group running through Yippie Ki Yay

WAG Project

Photos: Yippee Ki Yay by Patrick Dougherty in Austin

Over a three-week period in January 2018, internationally-acclaimed artist Patrick Dougherty created one of his majestic Stickwork sculptures in Austin’s Pease Park Conservancy, titled Yippee Ki Yay, utilizing locally-harvested materials including depression willow, ash and ligustrum. The installation will remain on display in Pease Park’s Custer’s Meadow (2201 Parkway) for several years, sparking the imagination…

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WAG In The News

From Houston Chron: Marking the 20th anniversary of Frank Stella’s Houston swirls

Weingarten Art Group principal Lea Weingarten is serving as the Consulting Director of the Public Art of the University of Houston System program. In that role, WAG’s primary responsibility is to usher the Collection forward strategically through publication of a monograph (the Collection’s first), creating engaging events and programming, and a temporary public art program designed to…

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WAG In The News

TimeOut Austin: A world-renowned artist is creating giant stick sculptures in Austin

TimeOut Austin features a WAG public art project in collaboration with Pease Park Conservancy. A sculptural environment by Patrick Daugherty is scheduled to open to the public on Feb. 10. The park will host a talk with the artist and firm principal Lea Weingarten on January 22 at the Dougherty Arts Center. The TimeOut Austin Editor writes: “We all…

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