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Artwork copyright Paul Buckner. Photo courtesy of the artist.

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Duwamish Working Hands, 2005

Paul Buckner
(American, born 1933, died 2014)

Location: South Seattle College - Georgetown Campus, Seattle

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Paul Buckner's "Duwamish Working Hands" salutes students studying the trades at South Seattle College's Georgetown Campus, honoring the ways they will strengthen their communities.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Late artist Paul Buckner is remembered for his work in stone, metal, and wood. He is honored for his legacy of fine arts teaching at the University of Oregon in Eugene. Buckner said this about his work, “I have trained my whole life to be able to reach back to the forgotten things we are born knowing. Whether I will, in any measure, ever succeed, I don’t know. I do know that in making things I take great joy.” Paul Buckner received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington, Seattle. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, California.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - stone / ceramics / terracotta

Medium

Cast cement and ceramic tile

Dimensions

8 ft x 25 in x 10 in

ID Number

WSAC2003.073.002

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Oregon, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

South Seattle College

Artwork Location

South Seattle College - Georgetown Campus
Near main entrance door to Building A

WA County

King

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

College

Address

6737 Corson Ave. South
Seattle, WA 98108

Geo. Coordinates

47.543096 | -122.326627

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