Murals by Amy Cheng seen at St. Louis Lambert International Airport, St. Louis - Nucleic Life Formation
Murals by Amy Cheng seen at St. Louis Lambert International Airport, St. Louis - Nucleic Life Formation
Image credit: Richard Sprengeler
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Item Nucleic Life Formation
Created by Amy Cheng
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Waterjet-cut ceramic tile mural with a design suggestive of a striated nightscape crossed by a constellation of “stars” that loosely mimics a DNA double helix. DNA is the basis of all living organisms. For as long as man has gazed up at the night sky he has imaginatively formed constellations by connecting prominent stars. Nucleic Life Formation suggests a universal connection between all living things micro and macro, the cells and the cosmos.

Meet the Creator

Amy Cheng

Amy Cheng

New Paltz, NY

Amy Cheng has a dual career as a studio painter and a designer of public art. She is known for her sumptuous, intricate, ornamented and richly referential paintings. Her work fuses pictorial language from three different visual languages and traditions - Eastern, Middle Eastern and Western. Her public art commissions are recognized for being joyful, colorful, lively and elegant. Some of her work is abstract but referential, and some include images in the form of line drawings, silhouettes, and photographic renderings.

She was born in Taiwan, and grew up in Brazil, Oklahoma, and Texas. She has a BFA in Painting from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MFA in Painting from Hunter College, City University of New York. She lives in New York’s Mid Hudson Valley and is a Professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz.

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