Artwork copyright Susie Bevins-Ericsen. Photo courtesy of Washington State Arts Commission.
The Vision, 1996
(American | Inupiat, born 1941)
Location: Clallam Bay Corrections Center, Clallam Bay
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Native Alaskan artist Susie Bevins-Ericsen created the sculptural installation The Vision for Clallam Bay Corrections Center. It is comprised of 25 painted aluminum elements. She based the images on "legends and visions used by Native American elders for instruction and to pass wisdom and knowledge about the spiritual realm to the next generation."
This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Department of Corrections.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Native Alaskan artist Susie Bevins-Ericsen creates mixed media sculptures. Her traditional Inupiat name is "Qimmiqsak". Inupiat stories she heard as a child in Alaska often inspire her artworks, which celebrate Native-Alaskan culture and speak to the survival of a people. She is based in Anchorage, Alaska.
|Material Category||Sculpture - coated metals|
|Medium||Painted and formed aluminum|
|Dimensions||Overall installation 15 ft x 80 ft|
|Acquisition Method||Site responsive commission|
|Artist Location||Alaska, United States|
|Agency||Department of Corrections|
|Artwork Location||Clallam Bay Corrections Center|
Outer façade of institution
|Site Type||State Agency|
|Address||1830 Eagle Crest Way|
Clallam Bay, WA 98326
|Geo. Coordinates||48.240047 | -124.287102|
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