Public Art in Seattle, Sights to See in Seattle

B.F.DAY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ MURALS: B.F.DAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

On Freemont Avenue North passers-by may see many tile mosaic murals decorating the retaining walls at the corner of the B.F.Day Elementary School property. The murals are a tradition at the school. Graduating students have added a new one each year since 1995. An article about the murals and the art teacher behind them, Tamara… Continue reading B.F.DAY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ MURALS: B.F.DAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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Public Art in Seattle, Sights to See in Seattle

Morrie Alexander’s The Raven and the Salmon Lady

  This legend pole, carved from cedar, stands in front of the John Stanford Center at the corner of South Lander Street and 3rd Avenue South. It was a gift from the Lummi master carver, Morrie Alexander (1915—1973). The story of The Raven and the Salmon Lady. Near your home is there art which tells… Continue reading Morrie Alexander’s The Raven and the Salmon Lady

Public Art in Seattle, Sights to See in Seattle

Peter Reiquam’s Nine Lives: Fremont Firestation

The icon of the Eveready (TM) battery inspired this 2013 sculpture. It suggests that the firefighters are ever ready. "Each of my projects is a unique response to the landscape, architecture and culture of its site. My goal is to create beautiful, thought-provoking artworks of the highest level of craftsmanship, of materials that require little,… Continue reading Peter Reiquam’s Nine Lives: Fremont Firestation