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Artwork copyright Michael Dennis. Photo courtesy of Washington State Arts Commission.
Artwork%20copyright%20Michael%20Dennis.%20Photo%20courtesy%20of%20Washington%20State%20Arts%20Commission.

Documents

Elders, 2004

Michael Dennis
(American and Canadian, born 1941)

Location: Olympic College - Poulsbo, Bremerton

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Michael Dennis used salvaged cedar from old growth logging sites to carve these sculptures for Olympic College in Poulsbo, aiming to honor dwindling old growth forests in the Pacific Northwest and the generations of Native peoples inhabiting the local area.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Olympic College.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - wood

Medium

Carved cedar

Dimensions

108 in x 144 in x 96 in

ID Number

WSAC2003.077.00A-C

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

British Columbia, Canada

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Olympic College

Artwork Location

Olympic College - Poulsbo
Exterior location outside main entrance

WA County

Kitsap

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

College

Address

1600 Chester Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337

Geo. Coordinates

47.764963 | -122.663288

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