Kevlar Wolves 2.0, 2017

Jason Sobottka
(American, born 1975)

Location: The Evergreen State College, Olympia

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

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. The series is also inspired by European medieval Christian "bestiary." 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.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

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.

ARTWORK DETAILS
MediumAcrylic paint and screen print on Rives BFK 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
Lab 1 basement hallway
WA CountyThurston
PlacementInterior
Site TypeUniversity
Address2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA 98505
Geo. Coordinates47.073413 | -122.977589
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