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Name:Air
Artist / Description:Poem by Richard Berwick, long-time resident and husband of Sharron Faye McNutt Berick. Calligraphy by Jocelyn Curry, art graduate of the University of Washington and the School of Visual Concepts, and owner of Jocelyn Currey Calligraphy & Illustration (Seattle area).
History / Background:Commissioned by the City of Mountlake Terrace in memory of Sharron Faye McNutt Berwick, arts commission member and chair who died in 2007.
Medium:Poem in calligraphy
Installation Date:October 2007
Funding Source:City of Mountlake Terrace



Name:Elephant's Child
Artist / Description:Catherine "Cappy" Thompson attended Fairhaven College in Bellingham, The Factory of Visual Arts in Seattle, and Evergreen State College in Olympia. She is the recipient of many visual arts honors including the 2001 John Hauberg Fellowship at the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Wash. Cappy's work can be seen in public and corporate collections in Japan, Australia and the United States.
History / Background:Based on a Rudyard Kipling story. Part of the new building project
Medium:Hand-painted stained glass
Installation Date:April 1, 1989
Funding Source:Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission



Name:Everyone Has a Story
Artist / Description:Stephanie Randall Cooper, Everett based textile artist.
History / Background:Wall hanging just over the customer service area. Eighth acquisition for the City's public art collection.
Medium:Two panels using silk and cotton
Installation Date:October 1990
Funding Source:Donation by the Seattle Junior Hockey Association.



Name:Grey Wolf in Motion
Artist / Description:Mark Dodge has been taking photographs for more than 25 years and garnered dozens of awards. His style is eclectic; other than sharing a common sense of composition, his photographs each tell a story in it's own way. He operates Quacky Studios out of his Camano Island home.
History / Background:
Medium:Photograph
Installation Date:2003
Funding Source:Arts of the Terrace Donation: Small Works Collection City of Mountlake Terrace



Name:Lion and the Rabbit
Artist / Description:Catherine "Cappy" Thompson attended Fairhaven College in Bellingham, The Factory of Visual Arts in Seattle, and Evergreen State College in Olympia. She is the recipient of many visual arts honors including the 2001 John Hauberg Fellowship at the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Wash. Cappy's work can be seen in public and corporate collections in Japan, Australia and the United States.
History / Background:South window. Based on a Swahili folk tale. Part of new building project.
Medium:Hand-painted stained glass
Installation Date:April 1, 1989
Funding Source:Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission



Name:Pioneer Square Promenade (1980)
Artist / Description:Joyce Hagen is a long time resident of Mountlake Terrace and graduate of Burnley School of Art. She was a commercial artist, court room artist, and a member of the Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission serving as chair for several years. Joyce died on December 10, 2006.
History / Background:Hangs in the lobby. Donated by Scott Hagen, husband of the artist, as a memorial to his wife.
Medium:Drawing
Installation Date:October 2007
Funding Source:City of Mountlake Terrace and the Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission



Name:Stained Glass Panel
Artist / Description:Dave and Cally Beers of Freeland, Wash. Dave is a staff member of Sno-Isle Libraries.
History / Background:Displayed in the children's room.
Medium:Stained glass
Installation Date:2011
Funding Source:Friends of the Library donation



Name:The Traveler
Artist / Description:Georgia Gerber has been sculpting and casting bronze for over 12 years. She lives on Whidbey Island and produces most of her sculptures herself. She primarily works with life size animal and human figures, often including architectural or abstract elements into the design. She has a number of works installed throughout the northwest and Alaska.
History / Background:The approximate weight is 1200 pounds and took nine months to complete. This was the 6th acquisition for the City's 1% for Art Collection.
Medium:Lifesize bronze work composed of two pieces. The coating is patina.
Installation Date:Dedicated August 6, 1988
Funding Source:1% for Art



Name:Tristan and Isolde (1 of 2)
Artist / Description:Catherine "Cappy" Thompson attended Fairhaven College in Bellingham, The Factory of Visual Arts in Seattle, and Evergreen State College in Olympia. She is the recipient of many visual arts honors including the 2001 John Hauberg Fellowship at the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Wash. Cappy's work can be seen in public and corporate collections in Japan, Australia and the United States.
History / Background:West windows. Based on the opera by Richard Wagner. Part of the new building project.
Medium:Hand-painted stained glass
Installation Date:April 1, 1989
Funding Source:City of Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission



Name:Tristan and Isolde (2 of 2)
Artist / Description:Catherine "Cappy" Thompson attended Fairhaven College in Bellingham, The Factory of Visual Arts in Seattle, and Evergreen State College in Olympia. She is the recipient of many visual arts honors including the 2001 John Hauberg Fellowship at the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Wash. Cappy's work can be seen in public and corporate collections in Japan, Australia and the United States.
History / Background:West windows. Based on the opera by Richard Wagner. Part of the new building project.
Medium:Hand-painted stained glass
Installation Date:April 1, 1989
Funding Source:City of Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission



Name:Untitled, man and younger man looking at a book together
Artist / Description:Artist Elsie S. Cobb was a native of the Netherlands who came to the U.S. in 1958. She studied in Amsterdam and Cornish College in Seattle and has won many sculpture awards.
History / Background:First public art for Mountlake Terrace under the 1% for the Arts program
Medium:Bronze sculpture
Installation Date:1977
Funding Source:1% for the Arts program



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