Kevlar Wolves 2.0, 2017

Jason Sobottka
(American, born 1975)

Location: The Evergreen State College, Olympia


Artist Jason Sobottka created Kevlar Wolves 2.0 as part of his series Adventures Through the Anthropocene. The term "Anthropocene" refers to the current geological era in which humans are the biggest influence on climate and the environment. The artist describes his series as "a colorful surrealist fantasy." The imagery suggests various themes including ecological protection, symbiotic relationships, survival, spirituality, and myth. European medieval Christian "bestiary" also inspired the series. Bestiary are illustrated books that describe real and symbolic animals and beasts, often with a moral lesson.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with The Evergreen State College.


Tacoma, Western Washington-based artist Jason Sobottka creates paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture. He is a professor of visual art at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. He is the co-owner of Tacoma Gallery, dedicated to Tacoma-themed art. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Montana and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Minnesota.

MediumAcrylic paint and screen print on paper
Dimensions15 in x 22 in (overall)
ID NumberWSAC2018.020.000
Acquisition MethodCurated Selection
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyThe Evergreen State College
Artwork LocationThe Evergreen State College
Laboratory I building (LAB I), Basement hallway
WA CountyThurston
Site TypeUniversity
Address2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA 98505
Geo. Coordinates47.073413, -122.977589
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