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 Dolphin Wall (detail), sculptured concrete, 12’ x 60', Newport Beach, California, 2001

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
     

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      Dolphin Wall, sculptured concrete, 12’ x 60', Newport Beach, California, 2001
Assisted by Tony Sheets

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

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Pedestrian Bridge, sculptured concrete, Civic Center North Mall, Los Angeles, California, 1974
Commissioned by the City of Los Angeles 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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           Van Sant model

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Pedestrian Bridge, sculptured concrete, Civic Center North Mall, Los Angeles, California, 1974
Commissioned by the City of Los Angeles 
 
 
 
 
 
 

       
       
       

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Marsh Birds Rising, bronze sculpture, 7’, Muth Interpretive Center, Newport Beach, California, 2003
 
 
 
 
 
 

       
       
       

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The Nineteenth Century Industries of Hawaii, sculptured concrete murals, five walls, poured in place,
Davies Pacific Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1971
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Celebration of Life, glazed ceramic tile on steel, 65', Pacific Mutual Life Insurance, Newport Beach, CA,
installed in sections by helicopter, 1972. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Celebration of Life, glazed ceramic tile on steel, 65', relocated to Orange County School of the Arts, Santa Ana, California, 2000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Four of thirty-nine sculptured concrete walls representing the natural wildlife of Orange County, CA
Each approximately 15’ x 25’,  Newport Beach, California, 1989
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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 Tom's original drawings
Hawaiian Migrations, Kona Surf Resort Hotel, Kona, Hawaii, 1971
 
 
  

       
 
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Hawaiian Migrations, sculptured concrete stucco murals, seven walls, Kona, Hawaii, 1971
Assisted by Tony Sheets

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

     
     
     

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California Bicentennial Medal, 1969
Tom's design for the official California Bicentennial Medal won the competition from among 5 artists.  
His medal design included the grizzly bear, CA state's bird, tree, and flower,
as well as 8 California cultures. The medals bearing his design were sold to the public beginning in June 1969.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

     
     
     

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Family Group: fountain sculpture, electro-formed nickel and bronze, Union Bank Plaza, Newport Beach, California, 1972
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1968  The California Migrations , mural, oil on canvas, 120 by 15 feet.
Crocker-Citizens National Bank Tower, Lobby, Los Angeles , California. 

     
     

 

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God Creating Man and The Word in Hebrew (detail)

The Written Word,  sculptured concrete murals, Inglewood Library and Civic Center,  Inglewood, California, 1972
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

     
     
     

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The Gulls of Salt Lake City, bronze, 120' tall, Prudential Federal Savings and Loan Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1964
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Heroic Figures, peace officers, cast bronze, 9' tall each, of Daub and Firmin Sculpture Studios, assisted by Tom Van Sant
Peace Officers History Wall, scultured concrete, 10' x 30', by Tom Van Sant, 2013
Orange County Peace Officers Memorial, Tustin, CA