Avalanche Lilies, 2011

James Pridgeon
(American, born 1948)

Location: Glacier View Junior High, Puyallup

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Avalanche Lilies are a series of five large-scale stainless steel sculptures created by artist James Pridgeon to celebrate what are among the first flowers to bloom on Mount Rainier each year. The artist notes that flowers "enrich our lives and help express our deepest feelings...each is unique, resilient, and exceptionally beautiful."

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Jim Pridgeon is a Seattle-based artist and neuroscientist. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. He received a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from the University of Minnesota. He serves as a Teaching Associate at the University Of Washington Department Of Neurological Surgery.

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategorySculpture - other metals
MediumStainless steel
Dimensions18 ft x 35 ft x 25 ft (overall)
ID NumberWSAC2009.020.002
Acquisition MethodSite responsive commission
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyPuyallup School District
Artwork LocationGlacier View Junior High
Outside school commons
WA CountyPierce
PlacementExterior
Site TypePublic School
Address12807 184th St. East
Puyallup, WA 98374
Geo. Coordinates47.087822 | -122.259100
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