Public Art Projects
Camille J. Gage Public Art Projects
I AM WATER
2013 - ongoing

I AM WATER is an interactive public artwork that asks people across the bio-region to consider their relationship to the planet's fresh water. Learn more or participate online at www.greatlakescommons.org.

I AM WATER is being co-created with the Great Lakes Commons network and is supported in part by On the Commons.
Camille J. Gage Public Art Projects Embroidery floss on sheer fabric
The Presence of Loss
2008
Embroidery floss on sheer fabric
5 ' x 18'

The Presence of Loss installation includes hundreds of words representing things lost to individuals and communities. These words were gathered during classroom visits, at community gatherings and via mail-in postcards.

Camille J. Gage Public Art Projects Performance
Cost of War
2011
Performance

The Cost of War going up, up, up at Netroots; the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Camille J. Gage Public Art Projects Wood, acrylic
Lanesboro Flag
2004
Wood, acrylic

Flag containing text and images gathered over the 4th of July weekend during an arts residency in Lanesboro, MN.

Camille J. Gage Public Art Projects cash register receipts, fabric, floss, gel medium
Consuming Desire
1995
cash register receipts, fabric, floss, gel medium
Full size quilt

Full size quilt made of cash register receipts saved by 13 women over one month. Participants kept journals recording their feelings while 'conscious consuming.'
Camille J. Gage Public Art Projects Billboards
The Billboard Project/Homeless By The Time You Read This
1989
Billboards

Billboards co-created with various community groups and individuals. Funded with a grant from FORECAST Public Artworks.

Camille J. Gage Public Art Projects
10 Years + Counting
2010 - 2011

10 YEARS + COUNTING is a community-based, multi-city series of exhibitions, events, and educational opportunities scheduled to occur on and around Octobet 7, 2011, the 10 year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan - and the ten year anniversary of our nation at war.

The project hopes to expose the true cost of war and foster discussion about what has become the “new normal” for our country.

10 YEARS + COUNTING is a 100% grassroots, community-based effort. Visit www.10yearsandcounting.com to learn more.
Camille J. Gage Public Art Projects
IRAQ KIA WIA Project
March, 2009

Monthly public art performance at pedestrian overpass on Interstate 35W. Number indicates the combined total of US troops killed and wounded in action in Iraq.

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