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Gary "Chris" Christopherson

 Thrive! Sculpture & Thought by GChris

Thrive! Sculpture & Thought by GChris supports Thrive! and the Thrive! Endeavor to create and sustain large, positive and timely change and building a surviving and thriving future for all forever.

 

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Thoughout you will find thoughts and sculpture that challenge you to help build, achieve and sustain a thriving future for all forever.

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Acquire a Thrive! Sculpture by GChris and 100% of payment goes for Thrive! Scholarships at University of Wisconsin - Madison. Chris donates his sculpture. For sculpture acquisition costs, see list. If you want to support scholarship and acquire sculpture, contact Chris at GChris@GChris.com or 301 318 3760.

New Thrive! Thought & Sculpture

Thought: Challenge to “solve for ‘X’” where “X” is the solution to achieving “all thrive forever”. The mission of Thrive! Fully recognizes the near impossibility of finding the solution.

Sculpture: The Forever Solution, 3′ x 3′, metal mobile

The Forever Solution

New Thrive! Thought & Sculpture

Thought: Join with the Thrive! Endeavor® and together help create and empower a vast, sustained human endeavor building and sustaining thriving and surviving future for all forever.      

Sculpture: The Thrive! Endeavor, 3' x 3',  Metal Mobile

The Thrive! Endeavor 

New Thrive! Thought & Sculpture

Thought: Challenges all of us to join together to create and sustain large, positive and timely change and to build a thriving future.

Sculpture: thriving, 4' x 3', metal mobile

thriving

New Thrive! Thought & Sculpture

Thought: Celebrates all thriving forever.

Sculpture: whimsically thriving, 3′ x 3′, metal mobile

whimsically thriving

New Thrive! Thought & Sculpture

Thought: As a categorical imperative, challenges and calls upon the world’s leaders as well as each of us to do all the good that must be done. [Quote from “black box” sci-fi novel written by Gary “Chris” Christopherson.] The full title is [do] all the good that must be done

Sculpture: all the good that must be done,  3′ x 5′,  metal mobile

all the good that must be done

New Thrive! Thought & Sculpture

Thought: Especially in times like this when our future is endangered, calls upon us to take up the human challenge to save the world and all its complexity.

Sculpture – save the world, complex, 1′ x 1′,  wood and metal stabile 

save the world, complex

Thought: As is true for any object and the rest of the universe, challenges people to create and hold the balanced relationship between a person and many persons.

Sculpture: a balanced relationship of one to many, 2′ x 1′, wood and metal mobile

a balanced relationship of one to many

 

Thought: Challenges us to end all oppression and all the death and devastation it creates.  

Sculpture: a hanging, 3′ x 4′, wood and metal stabile    

a hanging ....

Thought: Challenges us to achieve a more perfect union of people, states and nations.

Sculpture: a more perfect union, 4' x 4', metal mobile  

a more perfect union

Thought: For the world's current & future children, a mother's soft embrace provides great comfort and shelter amidst life's chaos.

Sculpture: a mother's soft embrace,  1' x 1',  wood and metal stabile

a mother's soft embrace

Thought: As a categorical imperative, challenges and calls upon the world’s leaders as well as each of us to do all the good that must be done. [Quote from “black box” sci-fi novel written by Gary “Chris” Christopherson.] The full title is [do] all the good that must be done

Sculpture: all the good that must be done,  3′ x 5′,  metal mobile

all the good that must be done

 

Thought: Just as a child is impatient (are we there yet?) with travel, we must be impatient with getting to a better, thriving future. The sculpture’s face is like a child’s face impatient but happy about the prospect of a thriving future.

Sculpture: are we thriving yet,  3′ x 3′,  metal mobile

are we thiving yet

Thought: Celebrates the power, comfort and connection between people who stand at and cover each other’s back.

Sculpture: each other’s back,  1′ x 3′,  wood and metal stabile

each other's back

 

Thought: Challenges us to succeed with a vast, sustained human endeavor that builds and achieves a thriving future for all forever.

Sculpture: endeavor to all thrive forever, 2' x 3', metal and wood stabile

endeavor to all thrive forever

Thought: Challenges us to have ever higher aspirations as we reach to the stars and the moon and beyond.

Sculpture: ever higher aspirations,  3′ x 4′,  wood and metal mobile

ever higher aspirations

 

Thought: Achieving Healthy and Thriving Future for All People, Communities and World.forever

Sculpture: HealthePeople, 3′ x 3′, metal mobile

  www.HealthePeople.com 

HealthePeople

Thought: Though at risk of being overwhelmed by a tsunami wave, hope is given by the “rising sun” which is protecting against and holding back the tsunami (or at least the full force of it).

Sculpture: hope of the rising sun,  1′ x 1′,  metal and stone stabile

hope of the rising sun

Thought: Challenges each of us, I, to envision a thriving future.

Sculpture: i envision,  2′ x 2′,  wood and metal mobile 

i envision

 

 

Thought: Calls for us all to unite in support of children and protecting children’s rights.

Sculpture: in support of the children’s movement,  <1′ x<1′,  wood and metal stabile

in support of children's movement

 

Thought: With parent and child caught in the middle of war comes the parent and child’s sorrowful plea, a cry for “just some peace in this world and for them.

Sculpture: just some peace,  4′ x 4′,  metal mobile

just some peace

 

Thought: With a river as the metaphor, challenges us to understand and take the nonlinear path to a thriving future.

Sculpture: nonlinear path to thriving future (river),  3′ x 3′,  metal mobile

nonlniear path to a thriving future

Thought: Challenges those who would depress, repress or oppress other people. Raises the moral question as to "why" people do this to other people. Calls for good people to join in stopping those who depress, repress or oppress others. 

 Sculpture: notredeoppress, 2' x 2',  metal mobile   

notredeoppress

Thought: Celebrates the ascendency of one’s self, interacting and growing with the universe, becoming a whole (being).

Sculpture: one becoming whole,  5′ x 5′,  wood and metal stabile

one becoming whole

 

Thought: As we move through life, our hopes often seem to hang in the balance as life’s events play out. Calls for us to take control of our lives and not let the imprudent actions of others dash our hopes.

Sculpture: our hopes hang in the balance,  6′ x 3′,  metal mobile

our hopes hang in the balance'

 

Thought: Challenges us to achieve peace on, with and beyond earth.

Sculpture: peace on, with and beyond earth,  4′ x 5′,  wood and metal mobile

peace on, with and beyond earth

Thought: Given the proper balance between shelter from and exposure to the world, the creative child emerges as shown through being in play. 

 Sculpture: sheltered child in play, 1' x 1', wood and metal stabile    

sheltered child in playk

Thought: Calls upon each of us to join our strength to support a greater level of being for all people. 

Sculpture: , 3' x 3', wood, metal and stone stabile   

strong support for a greater being

Thought: Challenges us all to turn swords, the destructive forces in life, into ploughshares, the productive forces in life.

Sculpture: swords into plowshares,  2' x 2',  glass and metal mobile

swords into plowshares

Thought: Thriving is terrific and to be aspired to with all energy, all due speed and all people. Character in children’s illustrated book – T!rrific [terrific] – What will you do to thrive?

Sculpture: T!riffic [terrific],  1′ x 3′,  metal mobile

T!rrific [terrific]

Thought: Calls on us to challenge “the deciders” in the world who take us to war, to killing, to destruction of lives, communities and nations and to damaging the earth itself.

Sculpture: the decider,  3′ x 3′,  wood, metal and stone stabile

the decider

Thought: Thrive! for all forever lays out our challenge “build and sustain a thriving future for all forever”.

Sculpture: Thrive! for all forever,  1′ x 1′,  metal mobile . 

Thrive! for all forever

Thought: Joining together is the path to our thriving together. 

Sculpture: thrive together,  3' x 2',  metal mobile 

thrive together

Thought: Challenges that we should be “thriving through life’s chaos” rather than giving in to it when it threatens and surrounds us. Within the steely chaos surrounding people’s lives, life can thrive. Moving through and out of chaos, life can achieve higher levels of being.

Sculpture: thriving through life’s chaos,  5′ x 5′,  metal (stainless steel) mobile

thriving through life's chaos

Thought: Challenges us to join together to survive and thrive into the future.

Sculpture: together we thrive,  2′ x 1′,  metal mobile

together we thrive

Thought: Depicts that which brings together disparate thoughts into an integrated theory of reality. Challenges us to bring together our ideas and views into a unifying rather than divisive force for good.   

Sculpture: unifying theory, 5' x 3', metal mobile 

unifying theory

Thought: Through the mind's eye, we see the forces attacking and the plight of the vulnerable but we also see the hope for and path to a less vulnerable world. Challenges us to create and bring about a vision of a far less vulnerable world. 

Sculpture: vision of a less vulnerable world, 4' x 3', metal mobile

vision of less vulnerable world

Thought: Declares that we, meaning all generations, shall save the world because we can and we must.

Sculpture: we shall save the world,  6' x 4',  metal mobile

we shall save the world 

 

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