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Wings Around the World, 2011

Terry Furchgott
(American, born 1948)

Location: Chief Umtuch Elementary, Battle Ground

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

This hanging mobile includes seven figures illustrating peoples of the world in history: Native American tribes, European explorers and early pioneers, medieval Europe and the ancient cultures of Asia, Meso-America, Africa and the Middle East. The figures are accompanied by depictions of the sun, a new and full moon, the Milky way, Earth, and the American flag.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Battle Ground School District.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Terry Furchgott creates richly colorful figurative paintings, murals, and installations that explore the dynamics of human relationships and communities. She received an honors degree in art history from Radcliffe College, Cambridge and studied at Camden Arts Center, London.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Painting - paint on rigid surface / mixed media

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Cut aluminum, gesso, and acrylic paint

Dimensions

20 ft x 10.6 ft x 10.6 ft

ID Number

WSAC2008.023.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Battle Ground Public Schools

Artwork Location

Chief Umtuch Elementary
Skylight atrium

WA County

Clark

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

700 NW 9th St.
Battle Ground, WA 98604

Geo. Coordinates

45.787659 | -122.546183

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