Examples of John T. Young's public artworks

(All following photos are copyrighted and may not be reproduced without permission of the artist. 1996.)

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Jack's Piece; stone, steel, cable; site: Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Colorado. 1980.

Table of the Sun; granite, stainless steel; University of Arizona, Tucson; 2004.

The Healing Stone; basalt, stainless steel; Wenatchee Valley College; WA State Arts Commission; 2007.

Temple of the Stones; granite, steel, cable, South Bellevue WA. Community Center; 2006.

The Gates of Asopus; granite, steel, cable; site: Steamboat Springs, Colorado. 1994.

Of the Earth and Man; granite, stainless steel, earth berm; Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado. 1989.

Terpsichore; granite, stainless steel; University of Colorado, Boulder. 1985.

Arch; granite, stainless steel, cable; Redondo, Washington. 1986.

Ggantija; granite, steel, cable; private collection, New York City. 1978.

Meteor Holdup; installation with granite rocks, wall, floor, and sidewalk treatments;
commissioned by Security Pacific Bank, Seattle; 1990.

Moses; granite, steel, cable; New Physics Building, University of Florida, Gainesville; 1998.

The Silver Plow; basalt stone columns, stainless steel, landscaping;
commissioned by the City of Chico, California; 2001.

Soaring Stones #4; six granite boulders, stainless steel; 150' long; Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.; 1966-2007.


The "Ruin Works" 1985-1989:

Bunker; concrete; 1985.

The Winged Ruin; concrete; Henry Art Museum, University of Washington, Seattle; 1986.

The Winged Ruin performance, choreographer Winnie Chapin Young.

In Articulo Mortis; concrete, tidal bay; Inter Arts of Marin, CA. 1988.

Temple of the Floating Stone; concrete, granite; OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY; 1989.

The Vehicles:

Plymouth/Rock; 1973 Plymouth Fury with 1100 lb. granite boulder dropped on the trunk.
The vehicle is fully operational. 1986-ongoing.

The Phibian Car; An electric powered, amphibious, "virtual reality" manned probe designed to
provide views of the wilderness landscape through only technologic and electronic means,
including closed circuit television, sonar, radar, GPS, infra-red vision, and amateur radio-satellite
links to distant viewers. Funded in part by a New Langton Artist Project Grant,
the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Rockefeller Foundation. 1992.

Examples of gallery works:

Basacolumbia #1 and #2; basalt stone boulders and welded steel. OK Harris Gallery, New York, N.Y. 1988.

David Disarmed; plaster, nails, wire; OK Harris Gallery, New York, N.Y.; 1996


John T. Young - jtyoung@u.washington.edu