Sabine Baeckmann Art

Creating Striking Impressions

Public Art

An overview of some of the public art projects I’ve been commissioned to participate in. These projects all benefited worthy charities.

Alpine Explosion - 2005 Pumas on Parade Art Project

Alpine Explosion – 2005 Pumas on Parade Art Project

The San Juan Mountains Association sponsored this public art project to raise awareness not only for art in the region, but more importantly for the National Forest and Mountains that are public lands and need to be protected.

Alpine Explosion, 2006 International Cow Parade, Denver CO

Alpine Explosion, 2006 International Cow Parade, Denver CO

This design was chosen for the the 2006 Cowparade featured in Denver Colorado. CowParade is the largest and most successful public art event in the world. CowParade events have been staged in over 50 cities worldwide since 1999. A commemorative book is also published for each Cowparade location.

Yellow Submeowrine - 2010 Catn' Around Catskill Project

Yellow Submeowrine – 2010 Catn’ Around Catskill Project

This fab kitty is a tribute to the Fab Four and their megahit of a movie and single. Not many folks know that song “Yellow Submarine” became famous because of the animated motion picture.

Black or White Kitty - 2010 Catn' Around Catskill Project

Black or White Kitty – 2010 Catn’ Around Catskill Project

This Catn’ Around Catskill commission is a tribute to Michael Jackson and his music. It even sports the infamous sequined glove!

Wildcat - 2010 Catn' Around Catskill Project

Wildcat – 2010 Catn’ Around Catskill Project

Every kitty acts like it is more than just a cat – A tiger on the prowl, a cheetah running after its pray, a zebra prancing on the grass…

Hudson River Lighthouse Cat - 2009 Catn' Around Catskill Project

Hudson River Lighthouse Cat – 2009 Catn’ Around Catskill Project

This theme commemorates the seven Lighthouses that reside on the Hudson River in New York State, all the way from NY Harbor to the Hudson River Bay. It even features “Kipsey” the river’s legendary seamonster.

Hudson River Artist Cat - 2009 Catn' Around Catskill Project

Hudson River Artist Cat – 2009 Catn’ Around Catskill Project

This Kitty proudly displays the work of the artists classified as members of the Hudson River School of Art, circa 1820-1870

Catn' Around Catskill, 2007 Public Art Project

Catn’ Around Catskill, 2007 Public Art Project

 

This kitty is a tribute to the works of the great Picatso, featuring renderings of his “Guernica,” “Les Desmoiselles d’Avignon” and many other pieces. It was tons of fun to create!

Garden Kitty - 2007 Catn' Around Catskill Project

Garden Kitty – 2007 Catn’ Around Catskill Project

This colorful garden theme is actually the Alpine Explosion theme that enjoyed notoriety in the Cowparade and Pumas on Parade entries.