OOS Sculpture

Tree of Education

1967 / Robert Fillous / Berea

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The Tree of Education consists of 7 branches depicting different areas of education: History, Science, Geography, Physical Education, Arts, Economics. Above this is a relief map of Berea overlaying an abstract representation of the Rocky River and Lake Erie. On a separate small piece in the upper right is a map of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport; in the upper left is a piece with a rocket superimposed on the buildings of NASA. In the fall of 2019, the school system was planning to move or remove this work.

Location: 165 East Bagley Road

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: Robert Fillous, “Tree of Education,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed May 19, 2022, http://www.oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/301.

Title

Tree of Education

Description

The Tree of Education consists of 7 branches depicting different areas of education: History, Science, Geography, Physical Education, Arts, Economics. Above this is a relief map of Berea overlaying an abstract representation of the Rocky River and Lake Erie. On a separate small piece in the upper right is a map of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport; in the upper left is a piece with a rocket superimposed on the buildings of NASA. In the fall of 2019, the school system was planning to move or remove this work.

Creator

Date

1967

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

2019: sculpture considered for removal

Location Street

165 East Bagley Road

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

15 ft

Media Sculpture Width

10 ft

Creation Date

01/01/1967