Water Flowing Underground, 1983

Stanley Hain
(American, born 1950)

Location: Sunnyslope Elementary, Port Orchard


Water Flowing Underground is a drawing created by artist Stanley Hain. He created this piece as part of a series that combine natural and man-made elements. He paired grass, trees, and water with maps, bricks, and asphalt. He notes, "These pieces focus on the fluid quality of natural forms on which an actual or hypothetical human-imposed grid has been laid."

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


Stanley Hain is a Seattle-based artist. He creates ceramic and mixed-media artworks.
Hain received an Associate of Arts degree from Columbia Junior College in Columbia, California in 1973. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California in 1976. He has taught ceramics at Seattle Pottery and Factory of Visual Arts in Seattle, Washington.

MediumPrismacolor pencil, zipatone, maps, and graphite on paper
Dimensions10 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in
ID NumberWSAC1984.032.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationPennsylvania, United States
Location Information
AgencySouth Kitsap School District
Artwork LocationSunnyslope Elementary
End of first hallway
WA CountyKitsap
Site TypePublic School
Address4183 Sunnyslope RD SW
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Geo. Coordinates47.511244 | -122.730338
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