Landscape artist unveils a giant portrait of NASA pioneer Stephanie Wilson : NPR

Artist Stan Herd’s portrait of NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson on display in Atlanta is 70 feet by 90 feet. John Zarr/Earthworks hide caption toggle caption John Zarr/Earthworks Artist Stan Herd’s portrait of NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson on display in Atlanta is 70 feet by 90 feet. John Zarr/Earthworks Stan Herd is known for giant works … Read more

Giant Portrait of NASA Pioneer Stephanie Wilson Takes Root in Atlanta

AimHigher Earthwork directly overhead w-tiles John Zarr A 6,300-square-foot natural earthwork of pioneering NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson hopes to inspire women and girls, and especially people of color, to “aim higher” in downtown Atlanta’s Woodruff Park. The eco-friendly grass mural of Wilson, whose 42 days in space are the most of any female African American … Read more

A Monumental Portrait of NASA Astronaut Stephanie Wilson Crops Up in Atlanta | Travel

Jennifer Nalewicki Travel Correspondent While most artists measure their artworks in inches, Stan Herd measures his in acres. For the past 40 years, the Kansas-based artist has been using farmland, pastures, grassy fields and any other large swaths of open land as his canvas, creating massive earthworks that are best seen from the sky, including … Read more