Artist Statement

An installation of a customizable, interactive totem pole that will spark the curiosity and imagination of BeltLine visitors, allowing them to create their own personalized, whimsical characters inspired by childhood daydreams.


Artist Bio

Clair Burnette (designer, illustrator) is a verteran designer, creating multiple deliverable from concept through execution

Chrissie Gallentine (producer) is a passionate, creative leader with demonstrated success in strategic communications, brand strategy, media relations, campaign development, and relationship management.

Tad Roberts (project manager) is a veteran designer and creative manager, providing day-to-day supervision and management to the team – ensuring all jobs meet system standards, deadlines, and budget.

Matt Stepp (designer, illustrator) studied two-dimensional art at Clemson University. His illustrations have helped Children’s win awards at the local ADDY, AMY, and Phoenix Award Shows.

Haley Zapal (writer, photographer) is a conceptual copywriter and photographer who specializes in bringing engaging artistic concepts to life in collaboration with graphic designers.