Pete Helzer, Sculptor
Public Art
Abstract Explorations



2007 - American Public Works Association's Project of the Year, for RiverPlay Discovery Village Playground

2006 - Oregon Recreation and Parks Association Design Award, for RiverPlay Discovery Village Playground

2006 - People's Choice Award, American Institute of Architects, for RiverPlay Discovery Village Playground

2005 - Finalist, Eugene Excellence Award, City Club of Eugene, for The Storyteller: Ken Kesey Memorial

2003 - Governor's Oregon Livability Award, for Vogel Plaza, Medford


Press and Reviews:

Eugene Weekly, 2023, by Susan Palmer


Newsweek, June 18, 2007 by Stephanie Schaerr

University of Oregon Percent for Art Digital Collection

The Hult Center for the Performing Arts

Portland Public Art: Arbor Lodge Park, April, 2007

Seattle Post Intelligencer, September 22, 2005 by Jeff Larson

The Mail Tribune, Medford, OR, January 9, 2005 by Meg Landers

The Seattle Times, WA, May 30, 2004 by Richard Seven

QuARTerly, Eugene, OR, Spring 2004 by Jerry Williams

The Mail Tribune,Medford, OR, March 28, 2004 by Damian Mann

Oregon Art Beat, Episode 511, December, 2003

San Francisco Chronicle, November 15, 2003 by Jeff Barnard

National Public Radio, Segde Tompson interview, July 5, 2003

The Mail Tribune, Medford, OR, September 7, 2002 by Christian Bringhurst

The Orange County Register, CA, Sept.16, 2001 by Gary A. Warner

The Oregonian, February 9, 1999 by Theresa Cha

The Springfield News, November 14, 1998 by Sarah Skidmore

The Bend Bulletin, May 4, 1998 by Andy Whipple

The Oregonian, December 19, 1996 by staff

Gazette Times, September 26, 1993 by Keith Bowers

Sunset Magazine, January 1991 by Bonnie Henderson

The New York Times, October 10, 1990 by Susan Anderson

The Oregonian, August 2, 1989 by Brent Wojahn

The Statesman Journal, October 13, 1989 by Dawn Jackson

The Register Guard, August 7, 1986 by Karen DuPriest

Old Oregon Magazine, Winter 1986 by Tripp Sommer                                      


Helzer © 2007