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Artwork copyright Mike Mandel. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Artwork%20copyright%20Mike%20Mandel.%20Photo%20courtesy%20of%20the%20artist.

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Seeing Blue, 2010

Mike Mandel
(American, born 1950)

Location: Chiawana High School, Pasco

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Mike Mandel's mural, made of thousands of 1 inch tiles, brings the students of Chiawana High School together through their school motto, "See Blue In All You Do." Each of the four panels represents a photographic image of a student at Chiawana High School.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Mike Mandel creates large-scale mosaic murals using photographic imagery. He received his Masters in Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1974. Mandel states that his "approach to permanent public art is to tap into the interwined stories of history, myth, images of land and community."

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - stone / ceramics / terracotta

Medium

Porcelain and glass mosaic tile

Dimensions

13 ft x 73 ft

ID Number

WSAC2008.022.001

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Massachusetts, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Pasco School District

Artwork Location

Chiawana High School
hallway opposite the library

WA County

Franklin

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

1215 W. Lewis St.
Pasco, WA 99301

Geo. Coordinates

46.25750092683329 | -119.19893545767212

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