WE KNOW JACK : Wishing Rabbit in public
Jan - June 2015
Wishing Rabbit created by Elizabeth Koval Maffeo

We Know Jack!
-We Know Jack is a public art project to benefit the Vacaville Museum.
-25 large long-eared fiberglass jackrabbits will be decorated, painted, embellished and adorned (artistically transformed) by 25 Bay Area artists from July 2014 thru January 2015.
-When the colony of bunnies is completed with their individual makeover, they will invade and transform the Vacaville community in the spring and summer of 2015. In 2015, they will go on public display for various events before being auctioned off in June.

-The Events:
“Sneak Peek Jack: The Reveal” February 27, 2015. "Jack Around Town: Wishing Rabbit" March 3, 2015 thru May 29, 2015. "Beyond The Rabbit Art Show" April 25 thru July 5, 2015. "Jacks in the Courtyard" May 30, 2015. "Jacks in the Museum" June 2, 2015 thru June 18, 2015. "Hit The Road Jack" June 20, 2015.


Wishing Rabbit gets a glossy protective sealant before being revealed to the public.


Wishing Rabbit gets a nice black pedestal along with it's glossy coating.

Wishing Rabbit amongst it's fellow
rabbits at the reveal.


Back side of the Wishing Rabbit
at the reveal
.


Left side of the Wishing Rabbit
at the reveal.

Close up of Wishing Rabbit face
and ears at the reveal.


Liz and the Wishing Rabbit
at the reveal.


Liz and the Wishing Rabbit
at the reveal
.

Close up of the Wishing Rabbit
tail at the reveal.


The Wishing Rabbit's Artist
signature at the reveal.


Another unique view of the
Wishing Rabbit at the reveal.

Close up of an origami crane
transforming into a
Bird Of Happiness crane.


Close up of the BOH crane over
the eye of the Wishing Rabbit.


Close up of the BOH crane flying
off from the transforming
Origami cranes.

Wishing Rabbit head profile
at the reveal.


Wishing Rabbit neck & chest
profile at the reveal.


Wishing Rabbit right profile amongst fellow rabbits at the reveal.

Wishing Rabbit amongst fellow
rabbits at the reveal.


Wishing Rabbit's Jack Fact #16
on the display pedestal.


Wishing Rabbit's Jack Fact #16
is about Theater DeVille.

Iinformation displayed on the
pedestal about the Wishing Rabbit.


Wishing Rabbit and it's information displayed on the pedestal.


Close up of Origami cranes and a couple of them transforming.

Close up of the Wishing Rabbit's
back side of ears.


Liz with her Wishing Rabbit creation.



Liz with her Wishing Rabbit creation.



Wishing Rabbit #16 in it's spot for
the Vacaville Museum events.



The morning after the We Know Jack big reveal event, Ken & Liz were
quoted in the paper.



Ken & Liz were quoted in the
"For the love of bunny" article.



Ken & Liz were quoted in the
"For the love of bunny" article.



Theater DeVille is the sponsored location for the Wishing Rabbit
from March thru May 2015.



Liz & Margaret visiting the Wishing Rabbit at it's sponsored location.



Liz & Margaret visiting the Wishing
Rabbit at it's sponsored location.



The artist and her bunny
at the Theater DeVille.



Liz and her Wishing Rabbit
at the Theater DeVille.




Wishing Rabbit at the Theater DeVille.




The location of the Wishing Rabbit
at the Theater DeVille.




The location of the Wishing Rabbit
at the Theater DeVille.




The location of the Wishing Rabbit
at the Theater DeVille.




Glossy Wishing Rabbit at
the Theater DeVille.




The We Know Jack events brochure.




The We Know Jack:
Jack-Around-Town map.




The We Know Jack: Wishing Rabbit
By Ryan Bates Photography.





Beyond the Rabbit: The Artist
personal artwork displayed.
On May 30th, the Rabbits will
be displayed with the artisit
personal artwork.





Beyond the Rabbit: The Artist
personal artwork displayed.
Wall displaying visual connection
of the Rabbit to the Artisit.




Beyond the Rabbit: The Artist
personal artwork displayed.
Wall displaying a visual connection
of the Rabbit to the Artist.



Beyond the Rabbit: The Artist
with her personal artwork.




Beyond the Rabbit: Liz displayed 7 pieces from her various collections.



Beyond the Rabbit: Liz with her
7 piece display behind her.


 





Jacks In Courtyard: Vote for your favorite as all 25 rabbits are back at the museum side-by-side.

 



Jacks In Courtyard: The Wishing Rabbit.

 




Jacks In The Museum: The rabbits are displayed next to their aritst work.


 





Jacks In The Museum:The Museum invites kids to draw on this rabbit.

 



Jacks In The Museum: The Wishing Rabbit and my artwork together at the museum until June 20th.

 




Jacks In The Museum: I see a red dot by the Blue-eyed Darner print, I guess it has been sold.


 





Jacks In The Museum:After the Rabbit gets auctioned off on June 20th, my artwork will still be on display till July 5th.

 



Jacks In The Museum:
Close up details of the Wishing Rabbit.

 




Jacks In The Museum:
Close up details of the Wishing Rabbit.


 





Jacks In The Museum:
This is the first time Dante is seeing the Wishing Rabbit after it has left my house. It's nice and glossy too.

 



Jacks In The Museum:
Liz & Dante with Wishing Rabbit.

 




Jacks In The Museum:
Ken & Liz with Wishing Rabbit.


 





Jacks In The Museum: We Know Jack Rabbits with their artist's artwork.

 



Hit The Road Jack Auction:
My Wishing Rabbit advetised for the upcoming We Know Jack auction.

 




Hit The Road Jack Auction ticket:
Ken & I got complimentary tickets because I am one of the artist


 





Hit The Road Jack:
Wine and food served before auction.

 



Hit The Road Jack:
Last time Liz will see her bunny.

 




Hit The Road Jack:Hope you all get auctioned off to a good home.


 





Hit The Road Jack:
The auction was held at CCYin Ranch,
an owner of 50 McDonald locations.

 



Hit The Road Jack:
Last pics of the Wishing Rabbit
before it gets auctioned off.

 




Hit The Road Jack:
Last pics of the Wishing Rabbit
before it gets auctioned off.


 





Hit The Road Jack:
Last pics of the Wishing Rabbit
before it gets auctioned off.

 



Hit The Road Jack:
Last pics of the Wishing Rabbit
before it gets auctioned off.




Hit The Road Jack:
Last pics of the Wishing Rabbit
before it gets auctioned off.


 





Hit The Road Jack: Ken & I are excited to see how this all turnes out.

 



Hit The Road Jack: All artist got
their own personalized medalians.

 




Hit The Road Jack:
Ken & Liz ready and waiting.


 





Hit The Road Jack:
Super cool memoratory gift.

 



Hit The Road Jack: Backside of bunnies before they get auctioned off.

 




Hit The Road Jack: Backside of bunnies before they get auctioned off.


 





Hit The Road Jack: Backside of bunnies before they get auctioned off.

 



Hit The Road Jack: Backside of bunnies before they get auctioned off.

 




Hit The Road Jack: Backside of bunnies before they get auctioned off.


 





Hit The Road Jack: Backside of bunnies before they get auctioned off.

 



Hit The Road Jack: Backside of bunnies before they get auctioned off.

 




Hit The Road Jack: Backside of bunnies before they get auctioned off.


 





Hit The Road Jack: Lisa Rico is
ready to start the auction ceremonies.

 



Hit The Road Jack: Time for my
Wishing Rabbit to be auctioned.

 




Hit The Road Jack:
The biding has started.


 





Hit The Road Jack:
Yea! The bidding is going up.

 



Hit The Road Jack: Awesome,
Wishing Rabbit sold at $3,500.00!!

 




Hit The Road Jack: Liz with the new owner of the Wishing Rabbit. Herman Rowland is the Chairman Of The Board at Jelly Belly Candy Company. He said the Wishing Rabbit is going in their conference room to be viewed by their international clients.


 





Hit The Road Jack: One last Look.

 



Hit The Road Jack:
Liz & Tara (artist of Hareshey Bunny) enjoying the festivities.

 




Hit The Road Jack:
Today all 25 rabbits have been auctioned off and now have a new home. The We Know Jack art project exceeded it's $50,000.00 fund raising gosl for Vacaville Museum. I am glad that my Wishing Rabbit helped them achieve that goal. I wish mush success in the future growth and awarness for Vacaville Museum.

 






 



 


 



 
 
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