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Four bird sculptures attached to the side of Todd Hall, flying up.
The accompanying plaque reads, ""Ascent pays homage to learning and the wondrous awakening that is the result of an opened mind. The University is a nest, a safe place to discover, to question, to think for oneself, developing independence and finally soaring. The birds are a metaphor for personal growth and transformation. The individual elements are placed in the dynamic motion of flight to pull the eye upward, finally to the sky, suggesting endless possibility.""
Clear matte anodized aluminum with orbital finish.
Oregon Percent for Art.
Located on the outside of Todd Hall.
Four large bending steel structures jutting out of the ground.
The accompanying plaque next to the sculpture reads, "'Fluid Movement' captures the power and joy of human movement. Like the mirrored surface of a lake on a calm day, each element becomes like water itself, reflecting the sky and expanging the space around it in an ever-enchanting way. Situated in this rain garden (storm retention basin), Fluid Movement supports the ideas inherent to this sustainable feature. The sculptural arms also reference the nearby swimming pool which was a central feature of Old PE prior to remodling.""
Stainless steel mirror polished surface.
Oregon Percent for Art.
Located next to Old PE and the Peter Courtney Health and Wellness Center.
This large tapestry entitled "Soliloquy" hangs at the first landing on the main staircase in Hamersly Library. The plaque also reads "Gobelins Tapestry" and "The acquisition of this work was made possible by Oregon's Percent for Art in Public Places program which is facilitated by the Oregon Arts Commission."
A metal bench, set in permanent concrete footings, encompasses a section of metal foliage that appears to grow out of the middle of the bench. This piece was created by Wayne Chabre as part of the one percent for public art program. The bench is located on the northwest patio of Sequoia Commons.
This stained glass piece by Jack Archibald is located on the south wall of Valsetz Dining Hall. The plaque also reads "The acquisition of this work was made possible by Oregon's Percent for Art in Public Places program which is facilitated by the Oregon Arts Commission.
Large off-kilter round circle sculpture.
This sculpture is located on the west lawn of the Academic Programs and Support Center building. It was created by Charles W. Smith, who was a graduate of University of Washington and taught in their art department in the 1950s. This piece is part of the Oregon College of Education Collection, and its funding is from the Oregon's Percent for Art in Public Places program where one percent of the construction's budget goes towards creating art for the building.