Mark Twain – The Great Americans Project – Summer, 2015
StudioEIS is creating its second sculpture for The Great Americans Project in Liberty, Missouri. We have been asked to honor the great American writer, Mark Twain, with a bronze statue that will be unveiled in the Summer of 2015. The Great Americans Project is designed to celebrate the men and women who have transformed this nation.
Edsel & Eleanor Ford – To be unveiled in 2016 for the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of a prominent American family. StudioEIS commemorates the lives of Edsel and Eleanor Ford with an engaging life size bronze sculpture of the couple on the grounds of their residence in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI.
Richard Smith for the City of Smithtown, NY – To be dedicated September, 2015
Richard Smith, one of the early settlers of Southampton, Long Island founded Smithtown in 1665. The townspeople have a great appreciation for their history and commissioned StudioEIS to create a bronze sculpture of Richard Smith. The statue will be unveiled on September 19, 2015, in time for their Sesquarcentennial parade.
GEORGE WASHINGTON, The Old Senate Chamber, Annapolis, Maryland – To be dedicated December, 2014
StudioEIS and the Maryland Department of General Services are working in close cooperation with the Maryland State Archives to create an enduring and historically accurate bronze portrait of General Washington who laid down his sword in this room on December 23, 1783.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS MUSEUM – Opened August 2014
StudioEIS has just completed a signature sports project of 26 portrait figures for the SF 49ers Museum and Hall of Fame. The project covers this great sports franchise from its early days to the present.
WOMEN’S MONUMENT, CAPITOL SQUARE, RICHMOND, VA – Opening late 2015
StudioEIS and 1717 Design won an international competition to design and build a monument dedicated to the achievement of the women of Virginia. The first in the nation, it will be dedicated late, 2015. This is a large project and involves the development of a plaza along with 10 bronze sculptures.
THE FRED W. SMITH NATIONAL LIBRARY FOR THE STUDY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON AT MOUNT VERNON – Opened September 27, 2013
In its ongoing relationship with this great institution, StudioEIS produced 6 larger than life portrait busts of Jefferson, Madison, Hamilton, Washington, Adams and Benjamin Franklin for the reading room at Washington’s new Presidential Library. This project was directed by the curatorial staff at Mount Vernon and designed by Richard Molinaroli of MFM Design.
JANE: THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG FOUNDATION, PRESERVATION VIRGINIA and THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY AT THE SMITHSONIAN – May 2013
Starvation, Cannibalism, and Endurance at Jamestown
Image Credit: “Courtesy of the Jamestown Rediscovery Project.”
Jane, a forensic reconstruction, was an extraordinary collaboration between StudioEIS, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the National Museum of Natural History. This project definitively illustrated that cannibalism did take place during the “starving time” at Jamestown. The recently discovered remains of a 15 year old girl clearly showed what had, until now, been elusive to prove.
JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE – To be dedicated December 12, 2014
StudioEIS is creating a bronze sculpture of America’s first Chief Justice for the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Just under way, EIS has been working to glean information about this pioneering Founder from the Supreme Court, The John Jay Papers and The National Museum of American History.
KENNEWICK MAN – The Scientific Investigation of an Ancient American Skeleton. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Kennewick Man is one of the oldest skeletons ever found in the Americas and the focus of a scientific publication co-edited by Douglas Owsley, physical anthropologist of the Smithsonian Institution. StudioEIS created a forensic reconstruction based on the physical evidence presented by Owsley and his team. Owsley has just published a near 800 page book on the controversial Kennewick Man and has kindly given StudioEIS some small credit in helping to realize a credible visual realization.