Disk No. 3, 1980

Gerald Allen
(American, born 1946)

Location: Virginia Grainger Elementary, Okanogan


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


Gerald (Jerry) Allen's career began as a studio artist. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from the University of Puget Sound, in Tacoma, Western Washington. He pursued graduate studies in studio art and public administration at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Allen is currently a California-based cultural planner with expertise directing local arts agencies. He serves as a partner with the Cultural Planning Group in California. He served as the Visual Arts Coordinator and Executive Director of the King County Arts Commission in the 1970s. He went on to serve as Director of Cultural Affairs in Dallas, Texas, and San Jose, California. He was the founding Director of the Yerba Buena Center of the Arts in San Francisco, California.

Material CategorySculpture - other metals
MediumCast bronze
Dimensions36 in x 30 in x 18 in
ID NumberWSAC1979.045.000
Acquisition MethodSite responsive commission
Artist LocationCalifornia, United States
Location Information
AgencyOkanogan School District
Artwork LocationVirginia Grainger Elementary
In front of school
WA CountyOkanogan
Site TypePublic School
Address1118 5th Ave. South
Okanogan, WA 98840
Geo. Coordinates48.358788, -119.592582
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