Sea to Sky, 1993
(Canadian | Musqueam, born 1952)
Location: Department of Enterprise Services, Olympia
- ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Susan Point is a Coast Salish artist who lives and works on the Musqueam Reserve in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her work is based on the human connection to the natural environment and the places we encounter. Sea to Sky was Susan's first artwork created for Washington's State Art Collection.
This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Department of Natural Resources.
- ABOUT THE ARTIST
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Susan Point is a celebrated Musqueam artist working in the Coast Salish tradition of her ancestors. She creates fine art and public sculptural artworks in a variety of media. The use of her ancestral visual language is complemented by contemporary concepts, non traditional materials, and innovative design elements. She notes, "Coast Salish art has forever been a way to honour and remember significant details of our social lives. My hope is that my children remember to tell not only our cultural accounts, but also their own stories as well."
- Material Category
Sculpture - interactive / technology / kinetic
Stainless steel, Plexiglas, and florescent lights
32 in x 640 in x 12 in
- ID Number
- Acquisition Method
Site responsive commission
- Artist Location
British Columbia, Canada
Department of Enterprise Services
- Artwork Location
Department of Natural Resources Building
Entrance to covered parking
- WA County
- Site Type
1500 Jefferson St SE
Olympia, WA 98501
- Geo. Coordinates
47.037912 | -122.898305
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