On the Trail Concept Art (Walt Disney, c.
1940s). This unproduced Disney film featured an American Indian
boy and his burro who explore the land outside their pueblo in the
Grand Canyon Region. The film was written about in the Charles
Solomon book The Disney That Never Was (Hyperion, 1995).
These never-before-seen painted character designs are from the hand
of Retta Scott, and showcase the secondary characters the boy would
meet on his travels. There is a rattlesnake, an American Indian
Road Runner, a Longhorn, and an American Indian Kachina named Kumbi
Nataka (based on the actual Kachina deity Kumbi Natacka). Gouache
and pastel on 12 field 5-peghole animation paper. Fantastic
character designs and in Fine condition. From the Retta Scott
On behalf of the Ann Arbor Art Center and the City of Ann
Arbor, THANK YOU for submitting a design to the Artwork for Manhole Covers call
for entry. The committee gave thoughtful consideration to each design, and were
impressed with the creativity of the submissions. However, regretfully, this
design submission has not been selected to move on to the public vote.
encourage you to continue to submit your artwork for upcoming public art
projects and exhibitions at the Art Center. Consider joining our artist database
at www.annarborartcenter.org to stay current on opportunities for artists.
Thank you, again for your submission.
Winkel Gallery Director, Ann Arbor Art Center