Indigenous Species


2010 600 sq ft ceramic tile wall

Site: Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences (CSAS)

Artists: 435 elementary & upper school students

Partners: Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences & CSAS Parent/Teacher/Student Association

Description: Indigenous Species depicts flora and fauna from a bird’s-eye point of view. Students K-6 and art students 7-12 from Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences (CSAS), each designed and painted a set of four tiles totaling one square foot of the wall’s 600 sq. ft. design. The tiles were installed by students’ parents with the help of professional artists.  

Indigenous Species was funded in part by the Parent Teacher Association of CSAS.