Autumn Spire/al

by Team Groth-McCoy

Design Statement

Somewhat inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright – the diamonds. For outdoors, the colors should be bright. The chosen colors might be seen during autumn. The spiral is a natural way to carry the colors from one side to the next.

Materials: Wood working: Sanding and Routing. Water based acrylic paint. Oil based urethane overcoat. 
Dimensions: 5″ x 5″ x 60″

Map/Spire Number: 28

Location: HT Municipal Athletic Complex

Address: 201 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville, NJ

About the Artist

About the Artist

Edward Groth: Professor of Physics Emeritus at Princeton University. Retired in 2015 after 44 years on the faculty. Research interests included pulsars, infrared astronomy, the Hubble Space Telescope.

Candace McCoy: Professor of Criminal Justice at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Lives in Princeton and contributed ideas for this project.


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Artistic Accolades:

“The design’s simplicity and precision craftsmanship combine for an eye-catching creation.”