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Tilting Arc is the only kinetic sculpture—a sculpture designed to move—on USU’s campus. Made by George Baker, its stainless steel blades continually shift and turn in response to the direction and speed of wind.
001 - Tilting Arc | Sculpture Walk

001 - Tilting Arc

Tilting Arc is the only kinetic sculpture—a sculpture designed to move—on USU’s campus. Made by George Baker, its stainless steel blades continually shift and turn in response to the direction and speed of wind.

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Ann Preston’s Passacaglia is permanently installed in the lobby of the Manon Caine Russell Kathryn Caine Wanlass Performance Hall.
02 - Passacaglia | Sculpture Walk

02 - Passacaglia

Ann Preston’s Passacaglia is permanently installed in the lobby of the Manon Caine Russell Kathryn Caine Wanlass Performance Hall.

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John Ohran’s sculpture Concentric Arcs is one of the six winners of the 2000 Logan Biennial National Outdoor Sculpture Competition held at USU.
03 - Concentric Arcs | Sculpture Walk

03 - Concentric Arcs

John Ohran’s sculpture Concentric Arcs is one of the six winners of the 2000 Logan Biennial National Outdoor Sculpture Competition held at USU.

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04 - A Restless Spell | Sculpture Walk
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Pivotal Concord is the largest sculpture on the USU campus. Created by David Deming, the steel sculpture consists of two rectangular slabs that appear to launch from the ground and meet in the air.
05 - ​Pivotal Concord | Sculpture Walk

05 - ​Pivotal Concord

Pivotal Concord is the largest sculpture on the USU campus. Created by David Deming, the steel sculpture consists of two rectangular slabs that appear to launch from the ground and meet in the air.

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Joseph Kinnebrew’s welded steel sculpture SNAFU is located outside the south-east side of the Merrill-Cazier Library. It is the most popular sculpture on campus mainly due to its nickname among USU students: “The Yellow French Fries.”
06 - SNAFU | Sculpture Walk

06 - SNAFU

Joseph Kinnebrew’s welded steel sculpture SNAFU is located outside the south-east side of the Merrill-Cazier Library. It is the most popular sculpture on campus mainly due to its nickname among USU students: “The Yellow French Fries.”

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Larry Elsner originally made these three identical spheres to serve as light fixtures for the lobby of the Merrill Library, which is now the location of the Agricultural Sciences building.
07 - ​Light Fixtures | Sculpture Walk

07 - ​Light Fixtures

Larry Elsner originally made these three identical spheres to serve as light fixtures for the lobby of the Merrill Library, which is now the location of the Agricultural Sciences building.

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Dale Eldred’s Light and Time Incident is located on the south-facing atrium of the Merrill-Cazier Library. The installation consists of seven vertically hanging panels, each containing eight rectangles of diffraction grating.
08 - Light and Time Incident | Sculpture Walk

08 - Light and Time Incident

Dale Eldred’s Light and Time Incident is located on the south-facing atrium of the Merrill-Cazier Library. The installation consists of seven vertically hanging panels, each containing eight rectangles of diffraction grating.

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Tools of Agriculture is located just north of the Agricultural Sciences building. Featuring bronze panels on a granite wall, the sculpture is a memorial honoring the lives of students and staff from the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences who died
09 - Tools of Agriculture | Sculpture Walk

09 - Tools of Agriculture

Tools of Agriculture is located just north of the Agricultural Sciences building. Featuring bronze panels on a granite wall, the sculpture is a memorial honoring the lives of students and staff from the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences who died...

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The 20-foot-tall sculpture Soft Rain hangs above the main staircase inside USU’s Agricultural Sciences building.
10 - Soft Rain | Sculpture Walk

10 - Soft Rain

The 20-foot-tall sculpture Soft Rain hangs above the main staircase inside USU’s Agricultural Sciences building.

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Since 2010, sculptor Ryoichi Suzuki has served as Assistant Professor of Sculpture in USU’s Department of Art and Design.
11 - Whispers and Silence | Sculpture Walk

11 - Whispers and Silence

Since 2010, sculptor Ryoichi Suzuki has served as Assistant Professor of Sculpture in USU’s Department of Art and Design.

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Avard T. Fairbanks came from an artistic family. His father, John B. Fairbanks, was an artist and an art instructor at Brigham Young Academy, now Brigham Young University.
12 - ​Washington, the President | Sculpture Walk

12 - ​Washington, the President

Avard T. Fairbanks came from an artistic family. His father, John B. Fairbanks, was an artist and an art instructor at Brigham Young Academy, now Brigham Young University.

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A native of Utah, Avard T. Fairbanks was a nationally renowned sculptor, anatomist, and educator. He was also the founding Dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah.
13 - ​Lincoln, the Frontiersman | Sculpture Walk

13 - ​Lincoln, the Frontiersman

A native of Utah, Avard T. Fairbanks was a nationally renowned sculptor, anatomist, and educator. He was also the founding Dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah.

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The sculpture The Block A represents the pride and spirit of the USU campus community.
14 - The Block A | Sculpture Walk

14 - The Block A

The sculpture The Block A represents the pride and spirit of the USU campus community.

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James Russell’s elegant, ribbon-like sculpture Sojourn is located on the north-east side of Old Main Hill.
15 - Sojourn | Sculpture Walk

15 - Sojourn

James Russell’s elegant, ribbon-like sculpture Sojourn is located on the north-east side of Old Main Hill.

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USU alumnus Dr. Tweesackdi Sesaweech donated Prince Phra Apai Manee, the Musician to the University in 2001.
16 - Prince Phra Apai Manee, the Musician | Sculpture Walk

16 - Prince Phra Apai Manee, the Musician

USU alumnus Dr. Tweesackdi Sesaweech donated Prince Phra Apai Manee, the Musician to the University in 2001.

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Harmony-10 is installed on the ground floor of the Taggart Student Center. The University acquired this marble sculpture by participating in a sculpture exchange program.
17 - Harmony-10 | Sculpture Walk

17 - Harmony-10

Harmony-10 is installed on the ground floor of the Taggart Student Center. The University acquired this marble sculpture by participating in a sculpture exchange program.

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A father and son team of artists, Franz and Nathan Johansen, created Knap Series: Orb Wrap, which is located south of the University Inn.
18 - Knap Series: Orb Wrap | Sculpture Walk

18 - Knap Series: Orb Wrap

A father and son team of artists, Franz and Nathan Johansen, created Knap Series: Orb Wrap, which is located south of the University Inn.

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19 - Surface Tension | Sculpture Walk
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One of the first public artworks on USU’s campus, this brightly-colored mosaic is installed in the lobby of the Biology and Natural Resources building.
20 - ​Untitled Mosaic | Sculpture Walk

20 - ​Untitled Mosaic

One of the first public artworks on USU’s campus, this brightly-colored mosaic is installed in the lobby of the Biology and Natural Resources building.

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Michael Hamby’s sculpture Mountain Man is on the east side of the Biology and Natural Resources building. Hamby has a unique combination of talents.
21 - Mountain Man | Sculpture Walk

21 - Mountain Man

Michael Hamby’s sculpture Mountain Man is on the east side of the Biology and Natural Resources building. Hamby has a unique combination of talents.

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Originally a dentist, Jerry McKellar began making art as a hobby before pursuing a career as a full-time artist. His sculpture First of the Season is on display in the lobby of the Natural Resources building.
22 - First of the Season | Sculpture Walk

22 - First of the Season

Originally a dentist, Jerry McKellar began making art as a hobby before pursuing a career as a full-time artist. His sculpture First of the Season is on display in the lobby of the Natural Resources building.

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John Nieto’s sculpture Buffalo Contemplating His Own Mortality is located inside the S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney Natural Resources Library. Nieto’s most common subjects are Native American figures and the wildlife of western America.
23 - Buffalo Contemplating His Own Mortality | Sculpture Walk

23 - Buffalo Contemplating His Own Mortality

John Nieto’s sculpture Buffalo Contemplating His Own Mortality is located inside the S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney Natural Resources Library. Nieto’s most common subjects are Native American figures and the wildlife of western America.

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Robert Winkler and his sculpture Four Without is one of the six winners of the 2000 Logan Biennial National Outdoor Sculpture Competition held at USU.
24 - Four Without | Sculpture Walk

24 - Four Without

Robert Winkler and his sculpture Four Without is one of the six winners of the 2000 Logan Biennial National Outdoor Sculpture Competition held at USU.

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Located under the shady green ash trees outside the Natural Resources building, Janet Quinney Lawson is a recent addition to the USU campus.
25 - Janet Quinney Lawson | Sculpture Walk

25 - Janet Quinney Lawson

Located under the shady green ash trees outside the Natural Resources building, Janet Quinney Lawson is a recent addition to the USU campus.

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26 - ​The Victorious American Doughboy | Sculpture Walk
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27 - Untitled | Sculpture Walk
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A series of three Light Sculptures hang from the lobby ceiling of the Emma Eccles Jones Education Building.
28 - ​Light Sculptures | Sculpture Walk

28 - ​Light Sculptures

A series of three Light Sculptures hang from the lobby ceiling of the Emma Eccles Jones Education Building.

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The bronze sculpture Educator, Teacher, Friend portrays a classroom setting with a teacher instructing two pupils. It memorializes Emma Eccles Jones, the namesake of USU’s College of Education and Human Services, who spent much of her life working as an e
29 - Educator, Teacher, Friend | Sculpture Walk

29 - Educator, Teacher, Friend

The bronze sculpture Educator, Teacher, Friend portrays a classroom setting with a teacher instructing two pupils. It memorializes Emma Eccles Jones, the namesake of USU’s College of Education and Human Services, who spent much of her life working as an e...

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Cynthia Hailes’ bronze sculpture Playground is located on the north side of the Edith Bowen Laboratory School.
30 - Playground | Sculpture Walk

30 - Playground

Cynthia Hailes’ bronze sculpture Playground is located on the north side of the Edith Bowen Laboratory School.

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31 - Greater Forces are at Work | Sculpture Walk
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32 - Hello | Sculpture Walk
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Dawn to Dusk is located to the east of the athletic field on the south side of the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum. The sculpture is a rectangular column of granite with a copper plaque honoring one of USU’s most famous alumni, Logan native Colonel Russel L. Mau
33 - Dawn to Dusk | Sculpture Walk

33 - Dawn to Dusk

Dawn to Dusk is located to the east of the athletic field on the south side of the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum. The sculpture is a rectangular column of granite with a copper plaque honoring one of USU’s most famous alumni, Logan native Colonel Russel L. Mau...

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Located south of the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, the Veterans Memorial acknowledges and recognizes the contributions of military veterans. Cadet members of the Arnold Air Force Society initiated this ambitious project
34 - Veterans Memorial | Sculpture Walk

34 - Veterans Memorial

Located south of the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, the Veterans Memorial acknowledges and recognizes the contributions of military veterans. Cadet members of the Arnold Air Force Society initiated this ambitious project

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Michael Hamby’s bronze sculpture of a charging bull is strikingly realistic, evoking a sense of movement and liveliness. Positioned at the corner of 800 East and 1000 North Streets near USU’s athletic facilities, the statue commands attention from passers
35 - Meet the Challenge | Sculpture Walk

35 - Meet the Challenge

Michael Hamby’s bronze sculpture of a charging bull is strikingly realistic, evoking a sense of movement and liveliness. Positioned at the corner of 800 East and 1000 North Streets near USU’s athletic facilities, the statue commands attention from passers...

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The monumental bronze statue Merlin J. Olsen Aggie All-American is located at the south entrance of Maverik Stadium. It commemorates the life of Merlin J. Olsen, arguably the most famous USU alumnus in history.
36 - Merlin J. Olsen Aggie All-American | Sculpture Walk

36 - Merlin J. Olsen Aggie All-American

The monumental bronze statue Merlin J. Olsen Aggie All-American is located at the south entrance of Maverik Stadium. It commemorates the life of Merlin J. Olsen, arguably the most famous USU alumnus in history.

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In 2010, Troika was relocated from the Fine Arts Center Courtyard to the south side of the Caine College of the Arts administrative offices. Artist Francis Porter Riggs, better known as “Frank,” titled the sculpture Troika, which means “sleigh” in Russian
37 - Troika | Sculpture Walk

37 - Troika

In 2010, Troika was relocated from the Fine Arts Center Courtyard to the south side of the Caine College of the Arts administrative offices. Artist Francis Porter Riggs, better known as “Frank,” titled the sculpture Troika, which means “sleigh” in Russian...

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Pennsylvania based sculptor Daniel Kainz started at the Wenz Company in Allentown as an apprentice which laid the foundation for him to become a master stone carver.
38 - ​Force of the Morning | Sculpture Walk

38 - ​Force of the Morning

Pennsylvania based sculptor Daniel Kainz started at the Wenz Company in Allentown as an apprentice which laid the foundation for him to become a master stone carver.

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Jack Zajac originally trained as a painter. In 1954 he received the Rome Prize, a prestigious award that allows artists and scholars to study at the American Academy in Rome for up to two years.
39 - ​Falling Water Santa Cruz XVII, XVIII, and XXII | Sculpture Walk

39 - ​Falling Water Santa Cruz XVII, XVIII, and XXII

Jack Zajac originally trained as a painter. In 1954 he received the Rome Prize, a prestigious award that allows artists and scholars to study at the American Academy in Rome for up to two years.

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40 - Nature's Grace | Sculpture Walk
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41 - Stacked | Sculpture Walk
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On the south-facing wall of the Chase Fine Arts Center is an intriguing bas relief sculpture, a sculpture in which the subject is raised a few inches from a flat background to produce a three-dimensional effect.
42 - Untitled Bas Relief | Sculpture Walk

42 - Untitled Bas Relief

On the south-facing wall of the Chase Fine Arts Center is an intriguing bas relief sculpture, a sculpture in which the subject is raised a few inches from a flat background to produce a three-dimensional effect.

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Stilt Man is located inside the lobby of the Chase Fine Arts Center. Artist Richard Johnston made the abstract sculpture by welding together pieces of steel and then powder-coating it with a red surface.
43 - Stilt Man | Sculpture Walk

43 - Stilt Man

Stilt Man is located inside the lobby of the Chase Fine Arts Center. Artist Richard Johnston made the abstract sculpture by welding together pieces of steel and then powder-coating it with a red surface.

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Opus is a sculpture made by artist Larry Elsner, a former USU professor. Born in Idaho, Elsner taught in the Department of Art & Design for 30 years. Opus was recently reinstalled in the newly completed courtyard of the Caine College of the Arts in May of
44 - Opus | Sculpture Walk

44 - Opus

Opus is a sculpture made by artist Larry Elsner, a former USU professor. Born in Idaho, Elsner taught in the Department of Art & Design for 30 years. Opus was recently reinstalled in the newly completed courtyard of the Caine College of the Arts in May of...

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45 - Untitled (S.304) | Sculpture Walk
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46 - Klompen | Sculpture Walk
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USU Sculpture Walk printable map
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