Blue Messenger

Blue Messenger glass and steel art

By George Batho
​Location: Broadway & 6th Streets


The sculpture is constructed of a large piece of cast glass in a steel base. The glass has blue and purple ribbons of color that fade away to colorless glass towards the top. It is kiln-formed glass and welded stainless steel. Blue Messenger was installed in 2001.

Artist George Batho works in Portland.