Mara Smith - Brick Sculptor    □   Works
Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

Types of Brick Applications

Brick carving can be used in many types of application, residential, commercial and civic. Mara Smith has carved brick for the following type of projects.

The Civic/Commercial applications include:
Millhouse detail
  • City gateways
  • Veterans Memorials
  • Historical Monuments
  • Museums
  • Zoos and City Parks
  • Public Spaces
  • Government Buildings
  • Banks
  • Office Buildings
  • Hotels
  • Corporate and City Logos
  • Clock Towers
  • Retails Plazas
  • Churches and Temples
  • Fire Stations.

Residential Applications include:

  • Fireplaces
  • Accent walls
  • Columns
  • Entryways
  • Lamp posts and Fences
  • Patios
  • Pool decks
  • Garden areas
  • Stairways
  • Wine Cellars

Staircase detail Stair detail A more interesting staircase than usual. Under Mara's artistic fingers plain bricks metamorphose into buildings, with windows, doors, roofs... trains and logs. Endless magic! (Office building, Bend, OR.)

Selected Works in Brick by Mara Smith

2008 Winged Lion Sculpture,Edmund's Plaza, Columbia St. Metro Station, Seattle, WA
2007-8 The Whole Wall Project, Cloud County Historical Society Museum, Concordia, KS (lead sculptor)
2007 'The Ridge' Entry Signs, Federal Way,WA 2007 1st. St. Helen's Apt Bldg, Tacoma,WA 2006 Richland High School Cafeteria, Richland, WA 2006 Silver Falls Bldg Logo, Salem, OR
2005 Kitzmiller Residence, Bellingham, WA
2004 Frank Lescher's Outdoor Kitchen, Bellevue,WA
2003 Clock Tower, Shelton, WA
2003 Wilson Development Entry Gates, Charlotte, NC
2003 City of Millcreek Ballfield Concession Stand, Millcreek,WA
2002 Mansfield Independent School District Administration Building, Mansfield, TX
2002 Lincoln Park Zoo, African Journey Pavilion,Chicago,IL
2001 Charlotte Latin School, Charlotte, NC
2000 1440 Lake Union Center Building, Seattle, WA
2000 City gates, Renton, WA
1998 Milken Community Center, Van Nuys, CA
1997 Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Salem, OR
1996 Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago,IL
1996 City Gateway, Newcastle, WA
1996 Brooks Office building, Bend,OR)
1996 Apple Orchard Wall, Wenatchee, WA
1996 Coos Bay Bank Logo, Coos Bay, OR
1995-99 City Gateways, Tukwila, WA
1995 Arizona Historical Society Museum, Tempe, AZ
1994 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX
1994 Veterans Memorial, Bayview Cemetary, Bellingham, WA
1993 Lynnwood Civic Justice Center, Lynnwood, WA
1993 "Canyon View", Rice Residence, Kalispell, MT
1992-4 Cougar Plaza & Neill Public Library, Pullman WA
Kalispell 1992 Mutual Materials Entry, Durham, OR
1992 Wooddale Church, Minneapolis MN
1993 Nordstrom Mall entry, San Mateo, CA
1990 Fire Station entry, Bellingham, WA ()
1990 "Seafarer", Maupin Residence, Redding, CA
1990 Veteran's Memorial, Greenwood Cemetery, Spokane, WA
1990 US Intelco HQ, Lacey, WA
1990 City Hall, Bend, OR
1989 Swan Lake development, Mill Creek, WA
1989 Mule Deer Preserve Outdoor Barbecue, Walnut Creek, WA
1989 U.S. Army Dragonhill Hotel Atrium, Yongsan,Seoul, S.Korea
1988 Roger's University Center, Tulsa, OK
1988 Leisureland Airpark Entry Gate, Bainbridge Island, WA
1987 Office Building, Buffalo Grove, IL
1987 First Hill Medical Center, Seattle, WA
1987 Resurrection Mausoleum, Staten Island, NY
1987 Sturmacher Residence, Long Island, NY
1987 Street of Dreams, Issaquah, WA
1986 Christ the King Mausoleum, Hillside, IL
1986 One Bethesda Center, Bethesda MD
1986 Nichols Library, Naperville, IL
1985 St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Wymore, NB
1985 US West Building, Seattle WA
1985 Meade County Bank , Lexington, KY
1982 Meridian Bank & Trust, Reading, PA
1982 Las Colinas Canal Plaza, Irving TX
1982 Waverley Hotel, Atlanta GA
1981 Classic Acres Horse Farm, Ocala, FL
1981 Hamilton Lakes Hotel,Itasca IL
1980 Chase Plaza, Buffalo Grove, IL
1977-8 Anatole Hotel, Dallas, TX

Carved detail from Millhouse office building, Bend OR.