Tom Van Sant
Architecture - 1957
Tom Van Sant ('57) has executed over sixty major sculpture and mural commissions for public spaces around the world, including international airports in Honolulu, Taipei and Los Angeles; civic centers of Los Angeles, Newport Beach and Inglewood; and corporate centers in Taiwan, Manila, Salt Lake City, Dallas, Honolulu and San Francisco. Van Sant has had fifteen one-person exhibitions in the United States, Europe and Australia.
Van Sants' professional work includes architectural design, city planning, art education, advanced technical invention, and large-scale kite design. His conceptual art projects of the 1980s led to the creation of The GeoSphere Project, an environmental display system that illustrates the issues of Earth resource management.