Original Artwork -Acrylic on wood panel Four painting series
Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)
Upon Muuyaw - The lander touches down upon the moon and the first human footprint is placed upon the soil.
This artwork is part of a series of four paintings created to celebrate the 50th anniversary (2019) of the Apollo 11 successful landing on the moon on July 20, 1969, by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin E Aldrin Jr., and Michael Collins.
Launch: July 16, 1969; 9:32 a.m. EST
Landing: July 24, 1969; 12:50 p.m. EST, Pacific Ocean
- Artwork measures 12 by 12 by .75 inches (30.48 by 30.48 by 1.905 cm)
- The artwork is placed in a black wood frame measuring 13.25 by 13.25 inches (33.655 by 33.655 cm)
- Includes a description of the artwork, information on the indigenous culture inspired by, and a biography of the artist.