Norman Forward Art Projects

Estimated Project Cost:  aggregated amount not to exceed 1% of construction costs of major facilities and improvement costs at community parks.

Locations to be approved by City Council. 

Completed Art Projects


"Splash!" was completed and installed at the entrance to the Westwood Park facilities in December 2017.  The selected art piece depicts a large ball splashing into water.

Artist: Mark Aeling

Prairie Wind

Prairie Wind was completed and installed at the Norman Public Library East location in July of 2018. 

The Norman Public Library East branch celebrated the summer solstice on Friday, June 21, 2019. The Prairie Wind sculpture was designed to align with the path of the sun on the summer solstice each year.

Artist: James Johnson



The dedication ceremony for the monumental art piece, Unbound, at the new Norman Public Library Central was held on July 25, 2019.

London-based artist, Paul Cocksedge, has had his work has been featured internationally.

The 45 foot sculpture is made of aluminium rolled to depict paper lifted by the wind.