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Artwork copyright Tom McClelland. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Artwork%20copyright%20Tom%20McClelland.%20Photo%20courtesy%20of%20the%20artist.

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Life's a Puzzle, 2011

Tom McClelland
(American, born 1952)

Location: Curtis High School, University Place

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Eastern Washington-based artist Tom McClelland addresses the metaphor of life as a puzzle, by depicting two figures holding large puzzle pieces with the words ‘career,' ‘community,' and ‘dream.'

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with University Place School Distict.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Cast bronze

Dimensions

14.2 ft x 5 ft x 4.5 ft

ID Number

WSAC2010.025.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

University Place School District

Artwork Location

Curtis High School
Aquatic Center - top of stairs

WA County

Pierce

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

Public School

Address

8425 40th St. West
University Place, WA 98466

Geo. Coordinates

47.221528 | -122.551942

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