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Seattle Center is pleased to collaborate with the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture to bring Temporary Art Installations to campus. Yearly funding is provided by Climate Pledge Arena and Seattle Kraken.

Seattle Center Sculpture Walk

Enjoy four Temporary Art Installations on Seattle Center grounds, now through end of 2021. These works were developed through Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Art Interruptions program. Artists attended a year-long Public Art Bootcamp training program, which resulted in these four commissioned artworks. Seattle Center Sculpture Walk is funded by Seattle Center 1% for Art funds, and administered by Office of Arts & Culture. Fumi Amano - Fisher Pavilion Rooftop; Nate Clark - Founder's Court South; Jovita Mercado - International Fountain Walkway; Jacques Trautman - Fisher Pavilion & Artists at Play.

2021 Sculpture Walk Artworks

Artist: Jovita Mercado
Title: Los Trabajadores, Sus Apoyos, Y La Comunidad (The Workers, Their Advocators, And The Community)
Location: International Fountain Covered Walkway

Artist Statement: “These Loteria-style prints are centered on Washington state’s laborers and community organizers. This piece specifically commemorates Latinx field workers, Filipino cannery workers, and community activists that fought for workers' rights and the security of BIPOC Communities like Dulce Gutiérrez from Yakima and the Gang of Four from Seattle.”

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Artist: Jac Oliver Trautman
Title: Might be Going to Have Imagined This Place
Location: Fisher Pavilion ADA Elevator and Artists at Play Plaza

Artist Statement: “I have heard the Duwamish are the Indigenous people of this land. It is written that the Duwamish do not exist. Look. . .”

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Artist: Nate Clark
Title: Inverted Pyramid
Location: South Founders Court

Artist Statement: "Inverted Pyramid is a hand-tied net made of a 2-ply strand combining bonded nylon twine and hand-spun wool. The handbell suspended in the center of the piece rings as wind interacts with the installation."

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Artist: Fumi Amano
Title: Resilience
Location: Fisher Pavilion Rooftop

Artist Statement: “The world is in the process of adapting well after facing crises such as COVID-19. Resilience not only helps us get through difficult circumstances, but it also empowers us to grow and even improve our life along the way.”

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