Rob Hackett is a Maryland based sculptor originally from Pennsylvania where he got his BA from the University of Pittsburgh. After earning his MFA from the University of Maryland, he has shown his work at Hillyer Art Space and Hamiltonian Gallery in Washington, Maryland Art Place in Baltimore, and Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. Visit Rob Hackett's website.
Turf and Terrain
Rob Hackett: Step Right Up, 2016
Location: 2518 I Street NW
This abstracted, wooden staircase responds to the tiered gardens and descending steps of this site as it traverses the vibrant setting. Bending and turning, this added architecture extends the Foggy Bottom landscape and presents a monument to meandering pedestrian footsteps.