Olympic Rain Forest, 1986

Kenneth Slusher
(American, born 1947, died 2014)

Location: Office of the Governor, Olympia

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

This photograph is part of Kenneth Slusher's series of black and white images that capture the texture and complexity of the moss-covered trees and fern-laden forest floors found in the Olympic Rain Forest.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Late photographer and video artist Ken Slusher captured documentary images of cultural events and urban development in Seattle and Tacoma. His body of work also explored portrait and landscape photography. He taught photography at City Art Works and Factory of Visual Arts, and ran a Seattle-based gallery called "Open Mondays" from 1978-1984.

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategoryWork on paper - photograph
MediumSelenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions12 1/2 in x 17 3/4 in
ID NumberWSAC1992.038.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyOffice of the Governor
Artwork LocationOffice of the Governor
Insurance Building (Policy office), Hallway
WA CountyThurston
PlacementInterior
Site TypeState Agency
AddressLegislative Building, Capitol Campus
Olympia, WA 98504
Geo. Coordinates47.035777 | -122.904761
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