Shahla Reynolds Artworks

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This piece is titled "They Gave the Last Full Measure of Devotion" and it is dedicated to the firefighters of Oklahoma City Fire Department. This project will be completed in spring of 2017. For more details go to:   http://sonarta.com/pages/oklahoma-city-fire-department-project

 

This bronze piece, 21" is dedicated to Oklahoma the Fallen Soldiers of Oklahoma National Guard, who lost their lives during the  Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. This piece will be enlarged to a life size  bronze sculpture in 2017.

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On May 26th 2002 the I-40 Bridge was hit by a barge in Oklahoma. 14 people lost their lives, including a 3-year-old child. During the project Shahla worked with the following agencies:: The City of Webbers Fall, The Oklahoma Department of Transportation, The Federal Emergency Management Agency , Army Core of Engineers, Cherokee Nation, 2 Civil Engineering Firms, Landscape Architecture, Steel Fabrication Company, 2 Foundries and a Construction Company. . A 14 sided black granite pedestal was engraved with the names of the victims, The artist used the actual bridge girders and reshaped them to create the broken bridge. This piece holds the 56” bronze sculpture, which is only connected by its toes to the girder. This symbolizes the moment that life ended, and eternity began. The white dove brings hope and peace to the families and the survivors including 5 white columns represent the 5 survivors. The mmorial was dedicated by the Governor Brad Henry on the one year anniversary.

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This project honors the Living and Fallen Firefighters of Oklahoma. The steel structure holds two 9 feet tall bronze sculptures The granite walls are engraved with the names of 15,000 firefighters, who have served their fire departments throughout the state. Shahla worked with the overseeing committee consisting of: The Oklahoma State Firefighters Association Board of Directors, The Arts Council of Oklahoma Director, an architectural firm, a structural engineering firm, 3 steel fabrication companies, landscape designers and an electrical engineering firm. The artist enlarged the sculptures from an 18-inch model to a 9-foot tall herself and directed the casting and installation of the work. The construction of this memorial started in September 1999, and on June 2000 Governor Frank Keating dedicated the memorial.

The 9 feet tall stainless steel sculpture “Eternal Flame” reflects hope and it is placed above the "Wall of Valor” at the Oklahoma State Living and Fallen Firefighters Memorial. The wall is engraved with the names of Fallen Firefighters from the State of Oklahoma.

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These two Copper and Steel Sculpture are in private collection. The two birds are celebrating the arrival of spring with a joyful dance. The two sculptures were selected to be on exhibit at "2015-2016 Art on Parade" in Northglenn, Colorado. 

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These concrete and steel sculptures were placed at Arbuckle Wilderness Park in Arbuckle Oklahoma. 

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These concrete and steel sculptures were placed at School of the Plains in Edmond , Oklahoma.

This is a bronze piece with a blue patina. (6"H X 14" W X 4" D)

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This piece a combination of Colorado and Oklahoma Alabaster. (10"H X 18" W X 8" D)

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This is a life size bust and it is carved from Oklahoma Alabaster. 

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This is a Colorado alabaster. (21" H X 8" W X 8"D)

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This is a Utha Alabaster. (19" H X 12" W X 4" D)

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This is a Colorado Alabaster. This piece was selected at the North American Sculpture exhibition in Golden Colorado. (8" H X 15" W X 6" D)

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This a pink alabaster from Colorado. (9" H X 19" W X 13" D)

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This is a Colorado Marble. (12" H X 21" W X 10" D)

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This is a solid clay piece with a bronze patina. (16" H X 8" W X 8" D)