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Art at the High Point Branch

High Point Branch Art Gallery

Seattle ceramic artist Steve Gardner designed the art for the High Point Branch. With input from librarians and the community, Gardner designed terra cotta panels based on stories or legends from around the world about the sky and stars.

See About the Art for information about the legends behind the artwork.


Sky Legends

High Point Art

Why the Moon is Free - Mexico (left) and The Sky Camel - Somalia (right)


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Detail of above artwork


The Silver River

The Silver River - Asia


Pushing Up the Sky

Pushing Up the Sky - Native American - Snohomish


Phaeton and the Sun

Phaeton and the Sun - ancient Greece


Photos of original artwork provided by Steve Gardner © 2004.

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3411 S.W. Raymond St.
Seattle, WA 98126



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