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Trailblazing, 2008

Brad Rude
(American, born 1964)

Location: Tacoma Community College, Tacoma

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Brad Rude uses animals to depict the metaphoric uneven terrain that people must travel during life and education.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Eastern Washington artist Brad Rude creates narrative sculptures that feature various animals in playful, symbolically rich compositions. He studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art and Central Washington University. He lives and works in Walla Walla, Washington.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - other metals

Sculpture - stone / ceramics / terracotta

Medium

Cast bronze and granite

Dimensions

9.2 ft x 9.2 ft x 16.7 ft

ID Number

WSAC2004.035.00A-B

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Tacoma Community College

Artwork Location

Tacoma Community College
Adjacent to walkway between Buildings 14 and 15

WA County

Pierce

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

College

Address

6501 S 19th St., Bldg. 12
Tacoma, WA 98466-6100

Geo. Coordinates

47.244695 | -122.524197

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