wonder valley, east of 29 palms largest marine base in the usa. the hot spot retreat for artists , written up in the new york times etc. having your own 5 acres to do whatever. a visual mess, out of control. the abused desert yelling for restoration.
barron wolman: photographer and publisher. david mesa: architect eric chavkin: former student at sci-arc, architectural critic, and architectural bookstore owner. jim cooper: teacher, high school counselor, and brother in-law
glen howard small aia architect consultant : jack rendler june 2021
joshua tree village is functioning with a deadly highway 62 running right though town to the largest marine base in the usa in 29 palms with an intersection at park blvd to joshua tree national park with 3 million visitors a year.
after designing a monument to david bowie. my daughter Lucia Small , pushing for me to do a monument for black lives matter. but i then realizing the bowie monument has the overtones of a rainbow of black lives matter. i a martin luther king rainbow guy of all lives matter , but totally into black lives matter with no violence or looting. lucia upon seeing the result saying â€œlove this”
the next step is convincing others to built.
like most original art, the idea is the gift, the refining and perfecting a given.