The life of the Modern Athlete is not as glamorous as it is made out to be:
- There are many obstacles that an athlete may face throughout the course of their careers, no matter the sport, that may alter the course of their careers.
• Life Events / Other Challenges
The ultimate theme that I took from my thesis was that no matter the sport, no matter the athlete, no road to the world of professional sports is the same... Which inspired my thesis exhibition.
- Wheaties has been around since 1921
- "The Breakfast of Champions"
- "You Better Eat Your Wheaties"
- Showcases star athletes on front
- Past Spokespeople:
• Bob Richards (1958)
• Bruce Jenner (1977)
• Mary Lou Retton (1984)
• Walter Peyton (1986)
• Chris Evert (1987)
• Michael Jordan (1988)
• Tiger Woods (1998)
Marketing efforts to push kids to eat the cereal to be like their idols that they watch on the field.
High Value Collectibles Include:
- Trading Cards
- Comic Books
- Action Figures / Toys
- Bobble Heads
- Every card has some sort
of value to it.
- More Rare = More Expensive
- Limited Edition = $$$
- Popular Culture
Exhibitions Utilizing 3-Dimensional Pieces:
- Cookie jars
- Set of 175 jars
- All different
Grounds for Sculpture:
- Over 300 contemporary sculptures of all sizes
- Meant to be Interacted with
NOTE: Alongside the sketches above, I used additional sketches (Not Pictured)
to effectively create the new imaging, following the first round of feedback that I received.