Jay Zen Lens
Indiewalls spearheaded the project from art curation to final installation, embracing the challenge to not only complement the office's aesthetic but also reflect Amazon's ethos and diversity.
The curatorial efforts focused on showcasing the works of local artists from the Arlington community while drawing inspiration from the office's surroundings for the artworks themselves.
This dynamic art program is diverse in its representation of artists and backgrounds and the array of artwork types, with large-scale murals, suspended sculptures, mixed media works, wall reliefs, and original paintings.
Beyond art curating, Indiewalls was also deeply involved in artist contracting, fabrication supervision, installation, and the overall management of the art program's timeline and budget to the complete satisfaction of the client.
Salvaged Plastic with Mixed Materials
22' W x 10' H x 10' D
Kirsten Hassenfeld, born and raised in Albany NY, moved to New York City in 1999. Originally a printmaker, her work has shifted from paper sculpture to assemblies of recycled materials and large-scale woven wall works.
She received a Saint Gaudens Memorial Fellowship in 2014 and has received grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts.Her work has been shown at the Brooklyn Museum, the Jewish Museum in New York, and PS1/MoMa.
Painted HIPS on PVC on LED panels
25’ W x 4.3’
8.5’ H x 1-6” D
Grew up in Potomac, Maryland and attended a small University in Denver, Colorado where in 2010 she received her BFA with an emphasis in Printmaking. In 2013, she moved to Berlin, Germany where she lives with her husband and two children and works creating intricate and emotional sound, light, sculpture and paper artworks that are reminiscent of natural forms, environments and landscapes. Her artworks have been exhibited in galleries and appear in public collections around the world. She makes music and has toured internationally under the name Married in Berdichev since 2006.
Acrylic on canvas
48" W x 96" H
American painter born in 1996, graduated from Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in General Fine Arts. Childs, a Baltimore native, explores our existence in the world we build. Her work delves into chaos and mundanity, freedom and containment, isolation and contact. She aims to evoke energetically emotional responses from viewers and create objects that interact with their environment. Through eloquent shapes, color choices, and paint application, she transforms experiences and emotions into simplified forms, representing intricate metaphors about relationships and our constructed world.
Latex & Gold on wall
Main Wall: 74’ x 9’10""H
18’9”w x 7’3”h each
Ostermann, a multidisciplinary artist and muralist based in Baltimore, MD, was born in Chicago's western suburbs. Her art journey began at Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BFA in painting from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2013. Ostermann's talent led her to her first museum group show, "Behind the Scenes," at the Katzen Arts Center Museum before turning 30. Her work has been recognized in Elmore Magazine, Bitch Media, Impose Magazine, Baltimore Magazine, and Baltimore Weddings. Additionally, her pieces adorn numerous local businesses and private collector spaces across the country.
35" W x 45" H
JD Deardourff, the innovative artist known for his blazing palette, creates bold, graphic compositions inspired by comic books. His screenprints, murals, paintings, and collages blend landscapes, still-life, and portraiture with vibrant colors. Infused with energy and movement, his works form an optimistic yet apocalyptic world. He earned a BFA in printmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012, studying under esteemed mentors. JD's exhibitions span Paris, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington DC, his hometown. He has collaborated with major clients like Apple, Microsoft, DC Comics, and more.
87" H x 126" W x 4"
Jackie Head grew up in Indianapolis, IN where her interest in ceramics began in high school. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with an emphasis in Ceramics, and a Bachelor of Science in Arts Management from Indiana University Bloomington in December 2014. Jackie has pursued art residencies at The Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT, and the Morean Center for Clay in St. Petersburg, FL prior to completing her MFA in Ceramic Art in 2022 at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. She currently lives in Indianapolis, IN where she maintains a private studio.
181" W x 72" H x 1.5" D
158" W x 82" H x 1.5" D
Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates intricate laser-cut plywood forms that blend precision and expressionism. Beginning digitally with complex vector illustrations, his meticulous craftsmanship, honed through years in architectural metalwork and furniture design, brings his compositions to life. Schama's work encompasses abstract pseudo-mandalas, silhouetted figures, portraits, architectural landscapes, and typographic studies, all rendered in mixed tones of wood grain. With endless hidden details, each piece rewards up-close scrutiny, while the overall arrangement defies a singular interpretation, shifting with every change in perspective.
35' 6" w x 65' h
Cita Sadeli, also known as MISS CHELOVE or CHELOVE, is a D.C.-based artist, celebrated as an art director, muralist, designer, and illustrator. Co-founder of Protein Media, she collaborated with D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Smithsonian Institution. Her captivating murals, like "Guardians of the Four Directions" at Hotel Zena and tributes to Native and African-American communities, have garnered acclaim. Sadeli's art graces various DC locations, showcasing her vibrant, imaginative talent. She remains a prominent figure in the art scene, leaving a lasting impact on both public spaces and galleries.
Hand-cut Paper & Wallpaper on distressed drywall and found frame
38" x 59" x 7"
Charles Clary is an accomplished artist with a BFA in painting from Middle Tennessee State University and an MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. His work has been showcased globally, including at Galerie Evolution-Pierre Cardin and CODA Museum Paper Biennial. Featured in prestigious publications like Create! Magazine and WIRED, Clary has earned numerous awards, including the Top Prize at the 2016 ArtFields Competition. He currently resides in Conway, SC, as an Associate Professor of Studio Art at Coastal Carolina University.
Acrylic, sumi ink and collage on ceramic, glass, stone and found object mosaic on wood panel and wall.
26" W x 12"H
Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann, holds a BA from Brown University and an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. She is an esteemed recipient of the Fulbright grant to Taiwan, Keyholder Fellowships at AIR Gallery and Lower East Side Printshop in New York, NY, and numerous prestigious grants and fellowships in Washington, DC. Mann has participated in various renowned residencies and exhibited her art at esteemed venues worldwide, including the Walters Art Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, and US embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon. Presently, she serves as an instructor at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
97" H x 30' L
Is a multidisciplinary design and fabrication studio that creates custom art installations for commercial and public spaces. Our combined skill sets and handmade approach enables us to produce anything we can conceive, including even the most complex or technical concepts. With every project, our shared goal is to create a meaningful environment that tells a story in an elevated, authentic and impactful way.
41"W x 12.5"H
Born in Silver Spring, MD in 1981, is a Baltimore-based artist. His recent achievements include two solo shows in Baltimore, group exhibitions in Australia, San Francisco, Baltimore, and DC, as well as creating artwork for local musicians like Future Islands and Adventure. Rice's work gained recognition in New American Paintings and the Baltimore City Paper's top ten visual art exhibits of 2013. He also curated the "Bloodshed" exhibition in 2013, exploring altered perceptions of community through art. Since 2007, Rice has been actively involved in executing mural commissions in public and shared spaces across Baltimore, earning him a spot in the 2014 Open Walls Baltimore campaign.