Art of History
2010 1440 sq ft painted vinyl
Site: Bluff Furnace Site, Tennessee Riverwalk
Partners: UTC’s Institute of Archaeology, Parks Foundation & Public Art Chattanooga
Artists: Archaeology students from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Description: In partnership with students from the Institute of Archaeology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Art of History tells the story of the historic Bluff Furnace (1856-1860) to bring attention to it’s historical significance in Chattanooga’s history. Comprised of over 1,300 square feet of painted vinyl, this massive art installation brings the National Register site to life through the presentation of historic facts, photographs, and an industrial-inspired color scheme.
Art of History was funded in part by the Parks Foundation.