Northwest NEWS

July 23, 2001

Features

Art at Wilmot

- "Flight at Dusk" by Janet Laurel, Seattle - With butterflies, flowers and moon painted in polychrome on marine plywood, the work has contemporary, Eastern and Western influence. It faces the play area on the riverside.
   -"Icon" by Richard Hestekind, Renton - Made of white polished granite, the sculpture sits in front of Wilmot's entry. Hestekind's work has an Eastern orientation.
   - "The Sentinel" and "Stargazers" by William Robinson, Bremerton - Robinson's other works are exhibited at Foster White Gallery in Seattle and Kirkland.
   -"Spawning" by Pat McVay, Clinton, Washington - He also does chainsaw sculptures.
   - "Enchanted Garden" by Canadian artist Andreas Kunert - His 6000-lb. rock chair is made of BC granite.
   Art at City Hall
   - "Flowering Structure" by Paul Sorey, Seattle - Made of brushed steel, the horn-shaped sculpture recently made its debut on the lawn in front of City Hall.
   -"Cougar and Cub" by Georgia Gerber, Whidbey Island - The bronze cougars welcome visitors as they enter the lobby at City Hall. Gerber also designed and sculpted the bronze husky at Husky Stadium and the bronze piggy bank "Rachel" at Pike Place Market. Hoping to make City Hall the cougars' permanent home, the city plans to put up 50 percent of the $17,000 purchase price with the other half coming out of proceeds raised through authorized fund raising events.