Site #25: Black Skyline, 1987

Juliana Heyne
(American, born 1939)

Location: Ridgetop Middle School, Silverdale


Site #25: Black Skyline is part of artist Juliana Heyne's series of paintings and drawings that depict the construction of the Seattle Convention Center. She began sketching the construction site in the spring of 1986, exploring the figurative and formal variations of the construction process.

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


Seattle-based painter Juliana Heyne captures imagery based on her travels near and far. She is inspired by the beauty of aging cities, construction sites, and natural structures in the middle of nowhere. In her own words "No matter the subject matter, there's some kind of beauty at its core that draws me."

Material CategoryWork on paper - drawing
MediumOil stick and oil pastel on 100% rag paper
Dimensions32 in x 50 in
ID NumberWSAC1989.020.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyCentral Kitsap School District
Artwork LocationRidgetop Middle School
Library, West wall, Above bookshelves
WA CountyKitsap
Site TypePublic School
Address10600 Hillsboro Dr. NW
Silverdale, WA 98383
Geo. Coordinates47.658564, -122.668296
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