Born of the need to tie DART’s developing rail system to a close-in historic district, the Deep Ellum Gateway Art Project is a three-site metal sculpture installation inspired by the area’s rich multicultural, industrial arts and musical roots as well as its hope for a bright future. At 38-foot-tall The Traveling Man-Walking Tall - with his whimsical guitar-shaped head, robotic torso, open heart and outstretched arms - welcomes visitors and residents at the new rail station. Up the street, two other poses, Awakening and Waiting on a Train, further define The Traveling Man and invite public interaction. Stainless steel birds on the three sites reflect the high aspirations of a community in transition as a modern transit system and sculpture deliver new hope for economic revitalization. The Traveling Man series is sensitively incorporated into the neighborhood on donated and leased land and is exceptionally engineered to withstand time and the elements.

Brad Oldham
brad@bradoldham.com
Artist 2: 
Brandon Oldenburg
Brandon@moonbotstudios.com
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Steven Bourn
sbourn@dart.org
Keith Ashmore
Lance Mayfield
Primary Design Professional Org: 
Reel FX Creative Studios
C1S Group
Brad Oldham Int'l, Inc.
Nathan D. Maier Consulting Engineers
Brad Oldham and Joe Swift
Brad Oldham and Joe Swift
Brad Oldham and Joe Swift
Brad Oldham and Joe Swift
Brad Oldham and Joe Swift
Brad Oldham and Joe Swift
Concrete/Masonry
LED
Metal
Stone
Transit System
Metalwork
2009
Warhogg Customs
LM Fabrication
512 N. Good Latimer Expressway
75204 Dallas, TX 32° 47' 9.8016" N, 96° 47' 18.9024" W
Permanent
The Traveling Man
The Traveling Man
The Traveling Man
The Traveling Man
The Traveling Man
The Traveling Man
Sculpture
2010
Agency Website: 
www.dart.org/
Along the Good Latimer Expressway. 512 N. Good Latimer Expressway, 401 N. Good Latimer Expressway, 200 N. Good Latimer Expressway
Private
$1,404,845
$500,000 and above