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Doug Shelton Mural :Hidden Art Piece in the Park Library that you should take a look. Unlimited Possibilities. “The title (Unlimited Possibilities) refers to the life of the student as well as the life of the university .” —Doug Shelton, the Artist. LOCATION: Park

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Doug shelton mural hidden art piece in the park library that you should take a look

Doug Shelton Mural :Hidden Art Piece

in the

Park Library that you should take a look

Unlimited Possibilities

“The title (Unlimited Possibilities) refers to the life of the student as well as the life of the university.”

—Doug Shelton,

the Artist

LOCATION:

Park

Library

2nd floor

The college should grow in terms of technical and international development That is the land-granted mission.


Doug shelton mural hidden art piece in the park library that you should take a look

Historical Value

The date of its construction was January 1998, and the painting was officially granted to the ISU on March 22 which is the Founders Day. The other factor that contribute to purpose of this construction was Iowa’s Sesquicentennial year in 1996. In other words, the mural painting itself has function of commemorate the Sesquicentennial year of Iowa

KEY HISTORICAL FACTORS

Sesquicentennial year of Iowa

Founders Day

Worked with ISU Design Students

Artistic Value

LEFT SIDE REPRESENT RURAL AREA

Its background is consisted of grass, naked stratum, double screw of DNA, and bird on agricultural plain.

Unlimited Possibilities

‘Unlimited Possibilities’ expresses its message clearly by depicting academic components in overall. – You have unlimited potential! Get that out to the World. Why don’t you visit Doug Shelton Mural at the Park Library and take inspiration?

Contact Us

University Library,

Ames, Iowa 50011

(515) 294 - 3642

Visit us on the web:

www.lib.iastate.edu

RIGHT SIDE REPRESENT URBAN AREA

Its background is consisted of computer, drawer, blackboard, and office supplies.

OVERALL ARTISTIC ASPECTS

Green, blue and yellow colors.

Surrealistic

Use of Symbols


Doug shelton mural hidden art piece in the park library that you should take a look

Reference

“Doug Shelton” FineArtAmerica (2013). FineArtAmerica. Web. 02 Nov. 2013.

“Doug Shelton mural – Unlimited Possibilities” Iowa State University E-Library (2012). Iowa State University of Science and Technology. Web. 11 Oct. 2013.

“ISU profile” Iowa State University (2013). Iowa State University of Science and Technology. Web. 02 Nov. 2013.


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