River Reeds, 2013

Stuart Nakamura
(American, born 1953)

Location: Sunnycrest Elementary, Kent

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Stuart Nakamura's over-sized sculpture of river reeds allows viewers to experience the riparian environment as an insect might, referencing the nearby Green River and its habitat.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Stuart Nakamura creates sculptural, site-specific artworks inspired by the cultural history, location, and character of each setting. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland in 1977. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategorySculpture - other metals
MediumStainless steel, concrete, and river stones
Dimensions10 ft 9 in x 39 in x 29 in
ID NumberWSAC2012.007.000
Acquisition MethodSite responsive commission
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyFederal Way Public Schools
Artwork LocationSunnycrest Elementary
South exterior entry
WA CountyKing
PlacementInterior
Site TypePublic School
Address24629 42nd Ave South
Kent, WA 98032
Geo. Coordinates47.380309 | -122.281813
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