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Documents

Wahitis, 2012

Susan Aurand
(American, born 1950)

Location: Wahitis Elementary School, Othello

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Susan Aurand presents six composite views of the environment near Othello, Washington. These panels depict imagery from geologic times to the present, with the themes of fire, flood, abundance, imagination, and pioneering; and the cultural heritage of the nearby Wanapum tribe of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Olympia-based painter Susan Aurand teaches visual art at The Evergreen State College. The artist states that her work is "inspired by my passion for nature and my deep interest in symbols, metaphor, memory and consciousness."

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Painting - paint on rigid surface / mixed media

Medium

Acrylic on panel and ceramic

Dimensions

dimensions variable

ID Number

WSAC2011.024.00A-G

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Othello School District

Artwork Location

Wahitis Elementary School
Central Cooridor

WA County

Adams

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

905 S. 14th
Othello, WA 99344

Geo. Coordinates

46.816472 | -119.152928

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