ART: DIGITAL ART: PLATES FOR YALE PROFESSORS & OTHERS

Artwork made as gifts to professors and other people. Most of the recipients of these art pieces gave lectures at Colorado Yale Association events.



 

MORE LICENSE PLATES

Virtual Vanities

Shakespeare's Plates

jim crow wisdom

Jonathan Holloway
Professor of African American Studies, History and American Studies
Author of "Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940"

2013

boasberg

Tom Boasberg, Yale '86
Superintendent of Denver Public Schools
1) Good medecine tastes bitter
2) The foolish old man (removes a mountain)
Mr. Boasberg speaks Mandarin and Contonese.

2013

 

 

 

 

 

wind swift thought

Richard C. Levin,
President, Yale University

"Earth, holy and inexhaustible, is graven with shining furrows where his plows have gone year after year, the timeless labor of stallions."

"Words also, and wind-swift thought, he fashions to good use."

"The lightboned birds and beasts that cling to cover,
The lithe fish lighting their reaches of dim water,
All are taken, tamed in the net of his mind"

1st stasimon, Antigone, Sophocles

2012


science starts early

Frank Keil
Charles C. and Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of Psychology, and Master of Morse College, Yale University, Yale Cognition and Development Lab

2011

perdue

Peter Perdue
Professor of Chinese & Japanese History
Yale University

"Borders are like clouds"

[small type, top: clarify your categories,
bottom: prison made
(a reference to what the original
Montana plate says)]

2009

 

realistic confusion

Patty Limerick, Yale PhD '90

MacArthur Grant Winner
and advocate for an open mind

2010


chips barry

Chips Barry, Yale '66
1944-2010
Manager of Denver Water
"Strive for the Summit"
Presented to Chips at The Fort one
month before his untimely death

2010


Endless War

Jay M. Winter,
Charles J. Stille Professor of History
Yale University

2008


disruptive technology
Paul Bracken
Professor of Political Science
Yale University
Cheap nukes help the extra-state actors and the long logistical tale weakens the super power.

2006


Emotional Intelligence

Peter Salovey
Yale University Provost
Chris Argyris Professor
author of "Emotional Development
And Emotional Intelligence"

2005

HIgh Energy Waters

Kristin Waters
Assistant to the Superintendent
for Reform and Innovation
Denver Public Schools

2005

newtons penguin

Mike Colacino
Physics Professor
East High School, Denver Public Schools

The penguin was a recurrent
character in his examples

2008

legal neurosis

 

Philip K. Howard, Yale '70
Vice-Chairman of the law firm
Covington & Burling, LLP

author of "The Death of Common Sense"

2006

y knot

Barry Nalebuff
Milton Steinbach Professor of Management
Yale School of Mangement
author of "Why Not?"

2005

montezillo

Thomas Jefferson, of Monticello and
John Adams, who called his farm Montezillo,
both died on July 4, 1826

2004

prayer is better than sleep

Tawfik Hamid
Islamic reformer and lecturer

A dawn prayer

2006

Life Entrepreneur

Greg Vanourek, Yale SOM
author of "Life Entrepreneur"

2008

Arp-Clotilde

Thomas Murray
University Organist
Yale University
Arp Schnitger was a famous organ builder.
Cesarr Franck was organist at Ste. Clotilde in Paris.

2003

laramide revolution
Kirk Johnson, Yale '89
Vice President of Research &
Collections and Chief Curator
Denver Museum of Nature and Science

The Laramide Revolution, at the end of the Cenozoic Period and the Mesozoic Era, built the Rocky Mountains. The Cenozoic Era follows.

2004

fibonacci plate

For my son's math professor one year
at East High, Denver Public Schools

The top number is a Fibonacci series.
The second is the Golden Ratio.

2003

heavy footprint

Paul Kennedy
J. Richardson Dilworth Professor of History
Yale University

2003

Tikkun Olam

Andrew Romanoff, Yale '89
former Speaker of the House
Colorado State Legislature

"Repairing the world"

2004


extension of the eye

 

science matters






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