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Wildlife on the Halfpipe, 2009

Ross Matteson
(American, born 1957)

Location: Granite Falls High School, Granite Falls

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Ross Matteson depicts an Osprey and two fish in a mix of metals to signify Granite Falls, Washington's history with natural resource extraction and its future as the scenic gateway to the North Cascades.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Olympia-based artist Ross Matteson creates sculptures in a variety of media and for diverse public and private venues. He is a falconer, and his visual imagery is often inspired by birds and natural forms. He received his BA from the Evergreen State College.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Bronze, steel, stainless steel, and concrete

Dimensions

130 in x 60 in x 44 in

ID Number

WSAC2007.045.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Granite Falls School District

Artwork Location

Granite Falls High School
2nd floor library - center of south windows above front entrance

WA County

Snohomish

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

1401 100th St. NE
Granite Falls, WA 98252

Geo. Coordinates

48.08767 | -121.987446

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