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Sequoia Frond

by Brian Borrello

Image of Sequoia Frond sculptureCreation: 2004
Medium: Steel, laser cut and welded with baked enamel
Discipline: Sculpture
Dimensions: 80” x 115” x 2”
Location: Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza
150 E Main Street, Hillsboro, OR
Exterior Wall, North Plaza
Exhibition: Permanent


This wall sculpture represents a branch from the huge sequoia trees that stand in front of the old courthouse across the street from the Civic Center Plaza.


Brian Borrello is a visual artist, designer, educator and public artist. He is particularly interested in creating awareness of human life in balance with other life forms and with our shared environment.

Mr. Borrello received his BFA from the University of New Orleans and an MFA from Arizona State University, with post-graduate course work in architectural engineering. His fabrication skills include welding, metal casting and neon glassblowing. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship award, and his work was in the 2001 Oregon Biennial, curated by Bruce Guenther. The artwork was purchased for the permanent collection of the Portland Art Museum. Brian Borrello also exhibits in New York and New Orleans.