Original Artwork -Acrylic on wood panel
Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)
Journey to Muuyaw - Depicts the earth with colors of the cardinal directions and the moon with rabbit imagery. The spiral represents the journey the Astronauts took to the moon.
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.