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The Ripple Effect

Submitted by Ann Weber Sculpture

Client: International School of Beijing

Location: Beijing, China

Completion date: 2013

Artwork budget: $25,000

Project Team


Ann Weber

Ann WeberSculpture

Lead Teacher

Kendra Farrel


International School of Beijing invited San Francisco-based sculptor, Ann Weber to work with students to create a large-scale sculpture for the Beijing Global Initiatives Network Conference sponsored by the school. During her month long residency, Weber and students in grades K-12 created a 22-foot collaborative sculpture entitled The Ripple Effect, that addresses the theme of water in today’s China.

created from found cardboard, staples, polyurethane, 85 x 376 x 127 inches, installation at Shenshi Sky Gallery, Beijing. Collection of International School of Beijing


The goal was to work with over 1200 students K-12 to create a sculpture for a conference that the school was hosting about the Issues of water in China in 2013. We did it!