TRADE ROUTE NAVIGATOR | Artist: Kyllan Maney, Enamel paint on aluminum, 2020
The following pieces are signature, commissioned art pieces created specifically for the Helios Education Campus. Each piece represents a component of our work and is intended to communicate visually our commitment to hope, community, collaboration, and diversity.
Thank you to the artists who created these pieces and helped creatively express these commitments through this art.
Artists: Rosemary Lonewolf and Joe Ray
Ceramics and Glass
The five towers within this space are themed to honor and
illustrate Pre-Columbian trade items while simultaneously
reflecting a contemporary exchange of ideas and knowledge
GATHERING TOWERS, Video
Artists Rosemary Lonewolf and Joe Ray discuss their collaboration in
creating the Gathering Towers sculpture. The five towers were inspired
by trade routes and mark a place where people can come and exchange
ideas through collaboration.
PEACE EXPANDING IN SPACE
Artist: John Tuomisto Bell
1,000 Bronze Cranes, Crystals & Steel
Peace Expanding in Space, John Tuomisto Bell
Artist John Tuomisto Bell describes the concept and cross-cultural collaborations behind his sculpture, Peace Expanding in Space. The piece is comprised of one thousand bronze cranes, which were cast by hand and suspended from the ceiling.
POWER OF EXPRESSION THROUGH MARK MAKING
Artist: Fausto Fernandez
Mosaic Tile and Powder-Coated Aluminum
Power of Expression Through Mark Making, Fausto Fernandez
Artist Fausto Fernandez discusses his mural sculpture Power of Expression Through Mark-Making, and his inspiration with trade routes and Arizona minerals. Fausto also reflects on his community collaboration in producing the sculpture.
TRADE ROUTE NAVIGATOR
Artist: Kyllan Maney
Enamel Paint on Aluminum
Trade Route Navigator, Kyllan Maney
Artist Kyllan Maney discusses her mandala-like sculptures Trade Route Navigator and speaks to the support Helios provides educational services and the path taken by individuals.