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Cholla Reflections Dedication 

Join us for the dedication of Cholla Reflections, a new public artwork at Scottsdale Water Facilities in north Scottsdale. 

Friday, Feb 24, 2023, 3 p.m.

About the Event

Scottsdale Public Art invites you to join us for a dedication of our newest public artwork, Cholla Reflections. The piece is a collaboration between Keep Scottsdale Beautiful and Scottsdale Public Art. It is located at the northern intersection of Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Greenway-Hayden Loop (north Hayden Road). 

The project pairedpublicartists Kelly O’Brienand Patrick RennerofHouston’sFlying Carpet Creative Studiowithalocalteam ofuniversity students Jessica Arnold (interior design,Northern Arizona UniversitySchool of Art), Rigoberto Berber-Arias,and Alan Estrada Sanchez (bothArizona State UniversitySchool of Architecture). 

Flying CarpetCreativeStudio produced five earth-cast concrete monolith sculptures for the site and collaborated with thestudentteam to create artistic metal elements on the bridge, sandblasted elements on the sidewalk path, and hand-cast pavers. Part of the collaboration with the student team also included Cholla Canal Water Resources Mural by Kyllan Manney on the Water Facilities building.

Parking: Parking is available at Curaleaf, 16277 N Greenway Hayden Loop, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Please park in the covered parking area. If the covered area is full, please park near Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard—away from the front of the store—to reserve those spots for customers.

Partners: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Central Arizona Project, and the City of Scottsdale.  

Donors: Pancho Concrete Pumping, Rock Solid Concrete, Salt River Materials Group, Scottsdale Concrete, Strategic Materials, and Waste Management.


Scottsdale Water Facilities
16821 N Greenway Hayden Loop
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

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