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Artwork copyright Marvin Oliver. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Killer Whale, 1979

Marvin Oliver
(American | Quinault and Isleta-Pueblo, born 1946)

Location: Sarah J. Anderson Elementary

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Marvin Oliver describes his works as being "[…] formulated by merging the spirit of past traditions with those of the present...to create new horizons for the future." This silkscreen print, in traditional Coast Salish style and color, depicts an orca whale. Oliver is represented in the State Art Collection by more than 20 works, ranging in scope from small works on paper to large-scale commissioned sculpture.

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

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Work on paper - print

Medium

Silkscreen

Dimensions

18 in x 24 in

ID Number

WSAC1980.010.000

Acquisition Method

Direct purchase

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Vancouver Public Schools

Artwork Location

Sarah J. Anderson Elementary
library

WA. County

Clark

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

2215 NE 104th ST
Vancouver, WA 98686

Geo. Coordinates

45.695496 | -122.648997

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