From Insects to Abstraction

Looking closely at insects from the Royal BC Museum entomology collection, teacher Andrew Gibbs led his students in an art activity inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe. Dive into this playlist for activity details and samples of student work. Andrew Gibbs father, Richard Gibbs worked at the museum as a taxidermist. Richard Gibbs with Woolly mammoth below.


MammothTusksConstruction

Former museum taxidermist Richard Gibbs framed by the mammoth's tusks. The tusks are made of plastic.

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Collected Insects

Insects in the Entomology collection at the Royal BC Museum. Find out more here

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Andrew Gibbs Student Art Example 1


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Andrew Gibbs Student Art Example 2


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Andrew Gibbs Student Art Example 3


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Andrew Gibbs Student Art Example 4


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Andrew Gibbs Student Art Example 5


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Andrew Gibbs Student Art Example 6


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