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Artwork copyright David Govedare. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Artwork%20copyright%20David%20Govedare.%20Photo%20courtesy%20of%20the%20artist.

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Spirit of the Great Northwest, 2008

David Govedare
(American, born 1950)

Location: John R. Rogers High School, Spokane

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

David Govedare's 24-foot sculpture "Spirit of the Great Northwest" depicts a view of the Northwest countryside with the presence of the human spirit, evoking our responsibilities as caretakers of the planet.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Northwest sculptor David Govedare uses human and animal figures to create symbolic and visual narratives.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Aluminum

Dimensions

12 ft x 24 ft x 6 in

ID Number

WSAC2007.049.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Spokane Public Schools

Artwork Location

John R Rogers High School
Theatre Building - exterior south brick wall

WA County

Spokane

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

Public School

Address

200 N. Bernard St.
Spokane, WA 99201-0282

Geo. Coordinates

47.699800 | -117.385968

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