• A train passes by the Chromatic Harvest mural at the Arvada Ridge Light Rail Station
  • Vibrantly colored panels with images of crop fields line the walls of the Arvada Ridge Commuter Rail Station
  • The Chromatic Harvest mural at the Arvada Ridge Light Rail Station includes imagery reflecting the area’s agricultural history
  • Chromatic Harvest, at the Arvada Ridge Light Rail Station, is a kaleidoscopic artwork that connects the Arvada Ridge area’s agricultural history to its future
  • The Chromatic Harvest mural, a public art project created for RTD Denver, consists of 105 CeramicSteel panels
  • Rail station walls of Arvada Ridge Commuter Rail Station are equipped with PolyVision’s CeramicSteel panels showing a variety of colors and shapes
  • A close-up view showing detail on one panel of the Chromatic Harvest mural, a public art installation at the Arvada Ridge Light Rail Station
  • A close-up photograph showing texture on a panel included in the Chromatic Harvest mural at the Arvada Ridge Light Rail Station
  • The Chromatic Harvest mural as viewed near the entrance to a pedestrian tunnel at the Arvada Ridge Light Rail Station, on RTD Denver’s G Line
  • As a lenticular mural, Chromatic Harvest’s colors and imagery shifts as commuters move through the Arvada Ridge Light Rail Station
  • A close-up view of a plaque citing artist information for the Chromatic Harvest mural, created for RTD Denver
  • The Chromatic Harvest mural at the Arvada Ridge Light Rail Station, as viewed from the station’s parking lot
  • A high-angle view of the Arvada Ridge Light Rail Station, part of the RTD Denver G Line, showing the Chromatic Harvest mural

Arvada Ridge Commuter Rail Station | Arvada, Colorado

In Arvada, Colorado, passengers have a unique opportunity to embrace the city’s agricultural history and promising future when walking past the “Chromatic Harvest” mural set in the Arvada Ridge Commuter Rail Station. Digitally printed on 105 Standard CeramicSteel panels, the mural artfully tells the story of Arvada’s mission to continue progressing, holding true to its long-standing commitment to nature. Along the rail station walls, this theme of movement is conveyed visually in a lenticular fashion, with the images of crop fields and vibrant colors shifting as the passengers walk by. RE:site’s artistry and the installation expertise from Metalab contributed to the masterful design ─ which amplifies as the passengers move closer and discover the minute shapes and colors that help illuminate the work of art. PolyVision and Designtex are proud to provide a durable surface and printing technology that gives the Regional Transportation District of Denver a piece that will inspire passengers and the entire city to keep moving forward, together.

Partner: Designtex

Client: Regional Transportation District of Denver (RTD)

Architect/Installer: Metalab

Artist: RE:site

Print Type: Digital Print

Completion Date: 2017

Product Used: Standard 1-9

Area: 1,106 ft2 | 105 panels