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Artwork copyright Hai-Ying Wu. Photo courtesy of the artist.

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Salmon Gate, 2008

Hai-Ying Wu
(American, born 1962)

Location: Carson Elementary School, Puyallup

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Hai-Ying Wu's "Salmon Gate," a river with a school of fish, evokes the children at Carson Elementary and the journey of their life.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Puyallup School District.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Hai-Ying Wu creates figurative sculptures for public spaces. Born in China, he attended Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, and worked as a sculptor creating public artworks in Chengdu, capital of the Sichuan province. Emigrating to the United States, he recieved his MFA in sculpture from the University of Washington, and has created well known memorials around the Pacific Northwest.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Stainless steel

Dimensions

15 ft x 15 ft x 4.8 ft

ID Number

WSAC2007.031.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Sichuan, China

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Puyallup School District

Artwork Location

Carson Elementary School
outdoor archway over sidewalk to the main entrance

WA County

Pierce

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

Public School

Address

8615 184th St. E.
Puyallup, WA 98375

Geo. Coordinates

47.090039 | -122.31153

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