Posts Tagged “Installation”

Singers, Strings, Sculpture

Posted on October 3rd, 2015 by admin

Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford, CT threw open the doors of their beautiful L.E.E.D. Certified Science building on Friday, September 25 for the opening and dedication of my hanging sculpture, All Life Interrelated. As students sang a cappella or played the Wyvern Waltz on strings written for the occasion, school leaders welcomed the crowd, [...]

Installed at Last

Posted on July 9th, 2015 by admin

Photos above from left to right: Starfish; Nelson on the Genie; Three Armatures Installed at Last Four years in the making, my hanging sculpture, All Life Interrelated, is now happily installed in its new home, the foyer of the Chase-Tallwood Math Science and Technology building at the Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford, CT. It [...]

In the Home Stretch

Posted on June 7th, 2015 by admin

All Life Interrelated I am in the home stretch of making a public installation for the science building of Kingswood Oxford school in W. Hartford CT. It is a first for me, and I wanted to share it with friends in Maine before it goes to its permanent home. “All Life Interrelated” (taken from a [...]

Enduring Legacy

Posted on May 1st, 2013 by admin

Silent Spring: the Enduring Legacy I’m working on an “indoor” nest for my Raku eagles’ eggs that were part of the big eagle’s nest installation and interactive teach-in I did for my “InterRelated” show at Chatham University last fall. The double size 8′ wide nest is still installed on the quad, and this smaller one [...]

Kate Cheney Chappell’s nature- inspired mysticism

Posted on March 19th, 2013 by admin

Kate’s work, including her installation Go Inside the Stone is included in an exhibition at the University of New England Art Gallery. Daniel Kany says about Kate’s work: Chappell’s illusion- and camouflage-oriented floor installation of stones and sea-life prints — in standing mirrored Mylar rings — might be the most original and meditatively fascinating piece [...]

Thoughts on building an eagle’s nest

Posted on September 24th, 2012 by admin

Saturday dawned rainy in Pittsburgh, and I headed up the hill on the Chatham University campus to a small natural ampitheater outside the gallery which will house my exhibit, “InterRelated,” in honor of Rachel Carson. Last March I had chosen this natural sanctuary as the site for the eagle’s nest. I found the center of [...]

Eagle’s Nest Installation

Posted on September 24th, 2012 by admin

In homage to Rachel Carson, on the 50th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, Kate and Chatham University student volunteers created an installation of an eagle’s nest. Corey, the art professor had collected lots of deadwood from the campus with one of his students, and together the artist and students built the nest slightly [...]

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