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What the Water Said, 2009

Stuart Nakamura
(American, born 1953)

Location: Bothell High School, Bothell

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Stuart Nakamura's mural at Bothell High School can be viewed as a three-dimensional contour map; the artwork celebrates the geography of Bothell and the surrounding terrain from a bird's perspective.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Stuart Nakamura creates sculptural, site-specific artworks inspired by the cultural history, location, and character of each setting. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland in 1977. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Painting - paint on rigid surface / mixed media

Sculpture - coated metals

Sculpture - glass

Medium

Painted birch plywood, glass and aluminum

Dimensions

44 in x 41 ft (approx.)

ID Number

WSAC2007.046.00A-B

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Northshore School District

Artwork Location

Bothell High School
main school entrance - interior and exterior walls, either side

WA County

King

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

Public School

Address

9130 NE 180th Street
Bothell, WA 98011

Geo. Coordinates

47.758642 | -122.218894

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