Nature in Art, onboard the brand new VanGo! #4, features the work of Victoria Fuller. Her work explores the interconnectedness of human and natural systems. Fuller purposefully constructs sculptures that resemble instructional museum displays so that their concepts are accessible, playful, and instructive.
The work is created in a variety of media. There are mixed media sculptures, wall-hanging relief pieces, a realistic watercolor painting, and acrylic painting. Victoria’s experimental use of materials will inspire visitors to think outside the box when creating artwork.
The overarching theme of the exhibition is closely tied to the title of one of the pieces: “Everything is Connected”. Victoria’s work examines the connections between humanity and nature. Each piece illuminates a different aspect of the relationship between those two forces, which Victoria describes as, “a delicate balance”. The pieces connects particularly well to topics like ecosystems and conservation.
Duration: March 2022 – December 2022
Featured Artist: Victoria Fuller
Meet the Artist
Fuller is a Pennsylvania-born, Chicago-based painter, sculptor, and natural science illustrator. Her educational background includes studies at the San Francisco Art Institute, Parson’s Paris Program in Paris, France, and a graduate degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Fuller has been honored with fellowships from the Colorado Council for the Arts and Humanities and the Illinois Arts Council with appearances in galleries, museums, and public spaces Internationally. She has been awarded commissioned projects from private and community organizations such as Disney’s ESPN Zone, St. Louis’ Arts in Transit, and Seattle’s Sound Transit where she recently completed her 35’ bronze sculpture, Global Garden Shovel. Fuller is best known for Shoe of Shoes, a large-scale shoe-shaped sculpture comprised of thousands of aluminum high-heels in front of Brown Shoe Company, and for her large-scale sculpture, Canoe Fan, made from canoes forming a fan shape.
A Brand New VanGo!
Staff at the Susquehanna Art Museum and designers at Winnebago have created a new VanGo. Combining the best features of the prior VanGo! vehicles and the latest in technology and accessibility features, VanGo!#4 is poised to expand the Susquehanna Art Museum’s reach farther than ever before.
MUSEUM ON WHEELS
Visits include tours onboard the VanGo, group assemblies, and a hands-on activity. The morning assembly is approximately 25 minutes and requires a screen and projector.