Restoration of Mierle Laderman Ukeles Flow Thru Out sculpture began yesterday, Monday, September 15. The sculpture is located on the street level of Congress Street. Adjacent to the main entry doors, between the MECA&D entrance and the ICA. A large wooden box will be covering the sculpture and two entry doors for one week.
1997 FLOW THRU OUT, permanent public artwork, Maine College of Art & Design, Portland, Maine, installed November 1997, commissioned by Portland Percent for Art Program. Installation in the main entry of the Porteous Building. Winning proposal in national competition, awarded 1994.
Restoration Team:
Erin Hutton '98 - Project Leader (project lead)
Phillip Tuttrow '02- Project Assistant (project co-lead / painting)
Doug Doering - Facilities management
John Nelson '12 - Steel Metalwork (stairs and floor plate)
Cat Bates '09- Small Metalwork (arrowheads)
Nicole Farrand '11 - Wood (restoration box)
Sarah Trudel '17- Student, Small Metalwork (arrowheads)
Jonathan Novak '15 - Graphic Design and Signage