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Art in Watzek Library: Lelooska

A guide to visual art in Watzek Library

Lelooska (Don Smith), Owl, northern entrance of Watzek Library

Concrete cast of an owl carving

Lelooska (1933-1996), Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl Northwest Coast)

Outside northern entrance


The owl was first located outside the original entrance to the library, on the west side of the building, as can be seen in historic photos.


Lelooska, carved monster, entryway

Sisiutl

Lelooska (1933-1996), Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl Northwest Coast)

Southern Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) Style

1985

Gift, Lelooska Foundation, Ariel, WA

Located in entryway


Unpainted pole, Lelooska (Don Smith), 2nd floor

Unpainted pole

Lelooska (1933-1996), Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl Northwest Coast)

1996

Gift, Lelooska Foundation (Ariel, WA), 1996

 

Located on second floor


Unidentified carving, 2nd floor

Cedar panel

Lelooska (1933-1996), Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl Northwest Coast)

ca. 1985

 

Located on second floor



Lelooska, Four Apostles, 3rd floor

Wooden molds for The Four Apostles

Lelooska (1933-1996), Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl Northwest Coast)

1967

 

Located on third floor


Lelooska, Four Apostles, 3rd floor

Wooden molds for The Four Apostles

Lelooska (1933-1996), Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl Northwest Coast)

1967

 

Located on third floor


Selected Resources on Lelooska