Through the years there have been several calls for art in Public Art Installations. Some are permanent, some are short-term. These installations have been involved in the public art works of Fort Worth, Grand Prairie and Frisco in Texas and in Washington, D.C.
"Ebb and Flow" was chosen by the City of Frisco as their "Art in the Atrium" program between September 2018 and March 2019 in the George A Purefoy Municipal Center. Although this was created as a multiple panel piece with each being a separate 20" 20" image, the city chose to hang only the first panel.
City of Grand Prairie Signal Box, intersection of Carrier Parkway and Arkansas Street
City of Grand Prairie Signal Box, #2, intersection of Carrier Parkway and Hill Street
Lewisville, TX Medical City Grand Performing Complex Lobby has a collective effort by 8 artists includes Darla's canvas of Texas Wildflowers.
Participation in "One Million Bones" in Washington, D.C.involved creating a skull and donating it for this installation to bring awareness to current world wide genocide.
“For the past three years we have been collecting 1,000,000 handcrafted bones for a three-day installation event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., June 8-10, 2013. The installation will exist as a collaborative site of conscience to honor victims and survivors, and will also serve as a visual petition against ongoing conflicts and a resounding call for much need and long overdue action.”
Her photograph was used as a reference material for Nori Sato's mosaic columns of the Chism Trail Tollway in Fort Worth, TX exemplifying the natural wildlife of the Trinity River making her a part of a beautiful public art thoroughfare.
The Perennial Garden Society of Southlake featured Darla at one of the 2019 Garden Tour gardens to paint plein aire as vistors came to the garden of the Kempkers.