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Artwork copyright Kiff Slemmons. Photo courtesy of the artist.

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Measuring Up: To Yourself, 1991

Kiff Slemmons
(American, born 1944)

Location: Meadow Ridge Elementary, Mead

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Kiff Slemmons describes her work as being dedicated to "the power of small." In the body of work 'Measuring Up' she uses each mixed media sculpture to explore identity and community. The series was commissioned in partnership with the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction as part of the exhibition "Who We Are: Autobiographies in Art."

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Who We Are: Autobiographies in Art Collection.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Kiff Slemmons creates sculptural jewelry in a variety of materials. She studied french language and art at the University of Iowa. She later attended the Sorbonne in Paris and studied metalsmithing in Japan.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - other metals

Sculpture - wood

Medium

Silver and mixed media

Dimensions

4 1/2 in x 3 in x 1/4 in

ID Number

WSAC1990.107.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Illinois, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Mead School District

Artwork Location

Meadow Ridge Elementary
Hallway near bus entrance

WA County

Spokane

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

15601 N Freya St.
Mead, WA 99021-

Geo. Coordinates

47.799993 | -117.358519

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