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Artwork copyright Mary Iverson. Photo courtesy of the artist.
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Container Ship 4, 2005

Mary Iverson
(American, born 1966)

Location: Northwest Career and Technical Academy, Mount Vernon

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Mary Iverson's Container Series combines complex formal compositions of color, line, and shape with a personal investigation of commerce and goods, population growth, and economies.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Northwest Career and Technical Academy.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Mary Iverson lives and works in Seattle, Washington. Her paintings explore the balance between the natural world and industrial activities, inspiring conversations about the causes and consequences of climate change. Her main sources of inspiration are close to her home: the beautiful Port of Seattle, and three magnificent National Parks (Rainier, Olympic, and North Cascades National Parks). Mary teaches visual art at Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon, Western Washington, where she is a tenured faculty member.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Painting - paint on fabric

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

74 in x 80 in

ID Number

WSAC2012.019.000

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Northwest Career and Technical Academy

Artwork Location

Northwest Career and Technical Academy
south wall of commons

WA County

Skagit

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

2205 West Campus Place
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Geo. Coordinates

48.438368 | -122.312665

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