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Artwork copyright Verena Schwippert. Photo courtesy of the artist, by Sarah Arney.
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Mussel Beach, 2013

Verena Schwippert
(German, born 1949)

Location: City of Gig Harbor, Gig Harbor

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

"Mussel Beach" celebrates the rich marine life and seafood in the bay and Puget Sound. The forms are meant to be evocative, fun, and welcoming, providing a place to gather, talk, and sit.

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

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - stone / ceramics / terracotta

Medium

Granite

Dimensions

71 in x 108 in x 108 in

ID Number

WSAC2011.013.00A-C

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

City of Gig Harbor

Artwork Location

City of Gig Harbor
viewing pathway, NE corner, Eddon Boat Park

WA County

Pierce

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

Other

Address

3510 Grandview St.
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Geo. Coordinates

47.333649 | -122.588349

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