was commissioned to create a neon sculpture for a multi-million dollar home
in the hills above Santa Ana. The site was a grassy area outside the indoor
The artist presented four different concepts for the project, but it was this
one that intrigued Mrs. Freed as her husband is a therapist.
Lakich initially built the work out of inch-thick gatorfoam and
took it to the site to
sure that the scale was right. She then built it out of honeycomb aluminum
supported by a steel structure.
Tell Me About Yourself intrigues many people as
it is unusual to see a neon sculpture in an outdoor residential setting. But
it has proved popular with the couple’s guests, and it delights them
that when coming home from an airplane trip they can spot it from the sky
on the ground below.
TELL ME ABOUT
Aluminum, brass, copper; neon and argon in glass tubing.
x 12 x 6 feet
Commissioned by Evelyn and Frank Freed, Santa Ana, California