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Walla Walla Bound - Poetic License, 2008

Buster Simpson
(American, born 1942)

Location: Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Buster Simpson's "Poetic License" uses the words of local poets inspired by the watershed and stamped onto license plates created at the nearby State Penitentiary to draw attention to the creative and prison sectors that are key to Walla Walla's community and economy.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Department of Corrections and Walla Walla Community College.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Seattle-based artist Buster Simpson creates conceptual sculptures and public art installations with an emphasis on our relationship to urban growth, the structure of our communities, and our interaction with the environment.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - coated metals

Medium

Painted aluminum

Dimensions

72 in x 144 in

ID Number

WSAC2004.056.002

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Walla Walla Community College

Artwork Location

Walla Walla Community College
walking path adjct to Mill Creek & baseball fields

WA County

Walla Walla

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

College

Address

500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Geo. Coordinates

46.076892 | -118.278714

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