Public Art Around the Library

The library has several pieces of public art on permanent display.

Description Location Artist Completion Date
Seven forms of stoneware clay Front entrance and back patio Katy McFadden
Portland, OR
Hanging steel installation with natural steel finish Foyer David Thompson
Eugene, OR
Kinetic sculpture hanging from ceiling, titled "Westwinds" AV Room Elizabeth A. Busch
Glenburn, Maine
Untitled painting Fireplace Room Stephen Hayes
Portland, OR
Two decorated columns decorated with ceramic reliefs and animal silhouettes Kids' Room Anne Storrs 1991
Two large oil paintings Reading Room Jack Portland
Portland, OR
Calligraphy with quotation from Palace Walk, by Naguib Mafouz Above lobby door Bettye Lou Bennet
Portland, OR
Untitled oil painting Lobby Carolyn Dewey 1970
Ceramic totem poles Behind library at the top of the patio stairs Kaaren Pixton and West Linn Community 2001
Wooden boat model Fireplace Room Friends of Maddax Woods  
Friends of the Library Quilt AV Room Friends of the Library 2008
Circular mosaic titled "Find Yourself in a Book" Adult Computer Lab Mark Brody 2004
Centennial Quilt Reading Room Citizens of West Linn 2013
"Rooted in Words" wall mural Stairwell Jennifer Cutshall 2014
Series of paintings titled "No End" Teen Room Jennifer Cutshall 2014


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