Circle of Life sculpture
Development and Installation Documentary
This work was produced in 2014 for the Smith College 1959 Reunion.
The work was exhibited at
- the Jannotta Gallery (Smith College) May-August, 2014
- the Neville Gallery, 2015
- the Milton Art Center, March 2015
The images in this gallery document the work’s development progression and ultimate installation.
33 Icons for the strips, Air, Dionysus Sailing, Apple Trees in Bloom, Skull, Owl of Death, Bones,colored pens, acrylic paint.
34 Etching strips gilded sides, hand-marked with sea-sponges.Gallery background: "Caves to Cosmos," "The Sower."
35 Icon for the strips, Diagram for Ultimates, R. C. Neville book cover,colored pens.
36 Icon for the strips, Dionysus Sailing on Wine Blue Sea,etching proof color tinted with markers.
37 Icon for the strips, Volcanic Eruption, Dragon Maiden,etching proof strips, acrylic paint tinted.
38 Icons for the strips, Dionysus proofs, Flowers,tinted etching proofs, hand-drawn flowers.
39 Armature. Tom Chippendale, Carpenter, assists in cutting heavy hooks with his metal shears.Location, Neville "Garden Room."
40 Armature. Assistant Tim Kelleher wiring hooks.
41 Armature. Bob Neville and Tom Chippendale assist in snipping metal hooks.
42 Armature. Snipping off the ends of the hooks.
43 Armature. Applying Gorilla glue to reinforce wire ties for the fourth ring.
44 Ivy and Daisy Chain. Phyllis Egan Beals, Smith 1978, and sister, Beth, cut up plastic flowers.
45 Ivy tied down. Plastic gloves protect hands in gluing the wires.
46 Ivy Chain floral wire, pliers used to secure ivy.
47 Securing paper strips. Fastening on the swivel snaps made from fishing gear.
48 Securing strips, hammering in the grommets.