Talking With The Planets

An installation project for learning astronomy through the visual arts, from both a human and a telescope’s perspective. Collaborative mural and sculpture making by elementary school students on canvas and wood using painting, printmaking, metal leaf, and shell embellishments.

Elementary School, Arlington, MA

Part I—Earth’s Solar System, when Pluto was a planet, (4) 3 x 4 foot painted canvas panels with collaged printmaking, aluminum leaf, and mother of pearl fragments

 

Part II—Hubble Telescope, brass and aluminum leaf with paint on wood, free standing.

 

Part III—Constellations, 5 x 7 inch canvas panel mosaics—partial selection

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