Stories, 1995

Manya Shapiro
(American, born 1937)

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Stories is a constructed paper sculpture by artist Manya Shapiro that expresses the artist's interest in quilts, books, and handmade paper. She describes the layered book pieces as containers that hold memories, dreams, and ideas, and notes "we could all project out stories onto the piece."

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Portland, Oregon-based fiber artist Manya Shapiro combines traditional techniques with non-traditional materials to create abstract and conceptual artworks. She was born in Seattle, Washington and attended the University of Washington.

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategorySculpture - mixed media
MediumPaper and string
Dimensions16 in x 20 in
ID NumberWSAC1995.380.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationOregon, United States
Location Information
AgencyWashington State Arts Commission
Artwork LocationWashington State Arts Commission
On display at ArtsWA in AIPP Project Manager's office
WA CountyThurston
PlacementInterior
Site TypeState Agency
Address711 Capitol Way S., Suite 600
Olympia, WA 98504
Geo. Coordinates47.041975, -122.901474
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