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Artwork copyright Jean Whitesavage and Nick Lyle. Photo courtesy of the artists.
Artwork%20copyright%20Jean%20Whitesavage%20and%20Nick%20Lyle.%20Photo%20courtesy%20of%20the%20artists.

Documents

Prairie Flowers, Potato, and Wheat: Potato Flower, 2009

Jean Whitesavage and Nick Lyle
Jean Whitesavage (American, born 1960); Nick Lyle (American, born 1958)

Location: City of Connell, Connell

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Jean Whitesavage and Nick Lyle's 'Potato Flower' is one of six forged-steel sculptures placed on a walking path in Connell, Washington. Each sculpture represents a different prarie flowers or local crop, celebrating Connell's heritage of farming and close relationship to the land.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Department of Corrections and City of Connell.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Jean Whitesavage and Nick Lyle are an artist team who create hand-forged metal sculptures and installations for public and private spaces. Whitesavage received a BFA in Painting from Tyler School of Art and an MFA in Sculpture from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Lyle received a BA from Williams College and studied glassblowing and metalwork at New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - coated metals

Medium

Forged and painted mild steel

Dimensions

12 ft x 5 ft

ID Number

WSAC2007.053.006

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

City of Connell

Artwork Location

City of Connell
walking path adjacent to Hwy 395 - E. Gum St. east entrance to walking trail

WA County

Franklin

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

Other

Address

PO Box 1200
Connell, WA 99326-1200

Geo. Coordinates

46.652438 | -118.857739

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