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Spiral of Life Mural Series

The Spiral of Life Mural Series explores a new symbol for evolution that emphasizes the common origin of all living things. The mural series includes:

Spiral of Life I: From Darwin to Today

Installed at the Carnegie Science Center
App. 4ft × 4 ft
February 2009
Thanks to Azur Cherin, Mike Hennessy and whole team at the Carnegie Science Center.
Located on the 4th floor, next to "Ask Darwin"

Spiral of Life II: Co-Evolution of Plants and Animals

Installed at Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh PA
30 × 40 in
April - August 2009
Thanks to Laura Micco, Sarah Presogna, Margie Radebaugh and Kelliann Walsh
Located in the Gallery

Spiral of Life III: Animal Evolution

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquariums
18 ft × 10 ft
July 2009
Education advisor Dave Mintz
Thanks to Connie George, Tracy Gray, Jennifer Hicks, Mark Reardon, Margie Marks and Kevin O'Connell
Located in the Kid's Kingdom, Worlds of Discovery building

Spiral of Life IV: DNA and Evolution

App. 22 × 24 in
Developed for DNA Day 2009
Exhibited at all Darwin 2009 partner institutions

Spiral of Life V: Bird Evolution

To be installed at the National Aviary, Pittsburgh PA
App. 7 ft × 6 ft
July 2009
Thanks to Erin Estell, Todd Kazner, Steve Sarro, Caitlin Stone
Thanks to the advice of Matt Lamanna, Brad Livezey

Spiral of Life VI: The Story of Life

Children's Museum, Pittsburgh PA
Thanks to Angela Seals, Lois Winslow, Penny Lodge
Photographer: Josh Gates of Boxwood Photography
Performance and public interaction were funded by the F.I.N.E. Artist Residency Series, funded by the Fine Foundation, awarded to Joana Ricou.


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