Water Table for Otero Mesa, 2005

Water Table for Otero Mesa is a direct visual reference to the site of Otero Mesa. The piece consists of an eight-feet long, three-feet high table, with one hundred glass of water, one for each year the aquifer of Otero Mesa could supply the local community, which is being threatened by oil drilling. On the underside of the table are one hundred glasses of water.
Exhibited in: Land Arts Exhibition at the John Sommers Gallery, UNM in 2005.
Dimensions: 42” x 102” x 18”
Materials: Wood, glass, water, vinyl