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Resources, 2009

Benson Shaw
(American, born 1950)

Location: Central Washington University

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

These eight vase-shaped sculptures hold silhouette cutouts of natural and cultural resources within. Silhouettes include: Lomatium root and plant, a Great Horned Owl, a map of 1855 Yakama Federation Territory boundary and a hand, dancers, faces, a sunburst, clouds, a storm and landscape components.

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

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - mixed media

Medium

Stainless steel, glass shard mosaic, duragrout, and acrylic light diffuser

Dimensions

dimensions variable

ID Number

WSAC2007.030.002A-H

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Central Washington University

Artwork Location

Central Washington University
Exterior of Dean Hall, outside east entrance along walkway

WA. County

Kittitas

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

University

Address

400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7523

Geo. Coordinates

47.003782 | -120.541185

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