Public Art City of Shoreline #10: Totem Pole

Friday, May 5, 2017

Photo by Wayne Pridemore


City of Shoreline Public Art Collection
Shoreline City Hall lobby 17500 Midvale Ave N
Anonymous Donation 1998

Totem Pole  Dudley Carter, artist. Carved wood and paint

Dudley Carter died in 1992 at age 100 having spent his later years as an Artist-in-Residence at Marymoor Park in Redmond. He grew up in British Columbia among the Haida and Kwakiutl Indians, learning the stories and craft that he would later use in his art, carving his monumental wood sculptures with an axe as well as smaller tools. This pole, donated to the City by a private collector, is typical of Carter's work.

--Text courtesy City of Shoreline



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