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Documents

Resources, 2009

Benson Shaw
(American, born 1950)

Location: Central Washington University, Ellensburg

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Benson Shaw installed 166 glass mosaic "dots" throughout Dean Hall at Central Washington University where their blue color add to the architectural "river" designed into the space.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Central Washington University.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Seattle-based artist Benson Shaw creates sculptures and architectural installations for public places in a variety of media. He received a BA in physics from Colorado College and an MA in sculpture, with a minor in art history from the University of New Mexico.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - glass

Medium

Duragrout disks with glass shard mosaic and zinc rings

Dimensions

4 in x 4 in (each)

ID Number

WSAC2007.030.001

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Central Washington University

Artwork Location

Central Washington University
Interior and exterior of Dean Hall - along the "river" designed walkway concentrated at the east entrance

WA County

Kittitas

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

University

Address

400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7523

Geo. Coordinates

47.003944 | -120.541394

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