The 6th Mass Extinction

The last Polar bear on the Last Iceberg. Name: Don Norwood Title: The 6th Mass Extinction Media: Ceramic sculpture, Plexiglas cube Date: 09/2016 Description: The last Polar bear on the Last Iceberg. The Polar bear is a “Key Indicator” of the 6th Mas Extinction.  Indicator of climate change as the polar caps are shrinking and the habitat is diminishing rapidly based on the evolutionary scale.  Sea levels are rising, earth quakes and mud slides, hurricanes and major storms occur while overlapping seasons with abnormal weather patterns.  This overall condition is called climate change. Size: (17” L x 9” W x 5” H) The original sculpture price: $ 200 Prints 12”x 18” Autographed by artist, to recipient:...

Freedom

Baobab Tree and the Freedom Fighters Name: Don Norwood Title: Freedom Media: Multimedia, wood, acrylic paint, plaster sculpture Description: Baobab Tree and the Freedom Fighters, Three sculptures in relief. The backdrop is the Underground Railroad period piece. Harriot Tubman, Army General in the Confederate War, Leader of the Underground railroad, she leads more than 400 slaves to freedom Sojourner Truth, Freed Slave, Advocate for justice, Women’s rights, public speaker. Famous for 1851 Ohio speech “Aint I A Woman” Abolitionist and Women’s Rights Movement. Ida B. Wells, 1892 New Paper editor “Memphis Free Speech” Advocating against lynching and slavery in the south. Size: (37” L x 21” W) Date: 09/2016 The original sculpture price: $1,200 Prints 12”x 18” Autographed by artist, to recipient:...

Mt Freedom

The art work represents a historical view of the political climate in America. Artist: Don Norwood 12/2017   Title:  Mt Freedom The art work represents a historical view of the political climate in America. Panels are specific to each celebrity, repressented artist; Mark Rothko, N0. 14 1960 Piet Mondrian, composition in Red Blue and Yellow 1930 Barnett Newman, Vir Heroicus Sublimis 1951 Left: Sojourner Truth, Freed Slave, Advocate for justice, Women’s rights, public speaker. Famous for 1851 Ohio speech “Aint I A Woman” Abolitionist and Women’s Rights Movement. Center: Dick Gregory, Photographer, Public speaker, Broadway comedian, advocate for justice. Right: Ida B. Wells, 1892 New Paper editor “Memphis Free Speech” Advocating against lynching and slavery in the south. The piece is 20” W x 12” L x 11” H, (2017) three sculptures mounted on wood base with reversible back panels. The original sculpture price: $1,200 Prints 12”x 18” Autographed by artist, to recipient:...

Promises

The art work represents the current political climate in America 2017. Artist: Don Norwood 12/2017 Title: Promises The art work represents the current political climate in America 2017. Promises of Equality, surrendering to reality, there will be no equality in America for the Black men. Dumping the melting pot demonstrating Liberty and Justice for just us. The piece is 20”x 20” wood backing, with relief sculpture mounted on a ceramic slab. The background landscape painting is pastel chalk medium. The original sculpture price: $1,000 Prints 12”x 18” Autographed by artist, to recipient:...

Is America Broken or just the Pot

Is America Broken or Just the Pot? The sculpture represents the current climate of American Politics.  The teapot is broken as is the tea party with conflicting views. The strained relationship between the government strips and states in blue represent loss perspective. Argument America is broken if the current administration is a continuation of broken promises of justice and equality. The doctrine inscribed on the Statue of Liberty is false, by Emma Lazarus. “The Melting Pot is broken.” This land of immigrants now wants to stop other immigrants from coming in.  The Native American and the African American are not immigrants but are treated the poorest in America. On Exhibition at the GSU Fine Arts Gallery Clarkston campus, reception April 6th thru April 27th. This unique sculpture incorporates a 3D Ceramic Cup, 2-1/2D bisque fired Tea Pot that overlays a Fresco Painting. (20″ H x 20″ W x 6″ D) By Don Norwood dnorwood6@student.gsu.edu GSU student...
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