Student Welders Install New Sculpture At B/ IAS

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Students from the Puget Sound Skills Center’s Welding Careers Program, in association with Plumber and Pipefitters Local 32, installed “To Be Named Later,” an original sculpture of an eagle swooping down onto a salmon at the Burien Interim Art Space on Friday, June 5th.

“This is where Puget Sound Skills Center students came to Local 32’s Weld shop to learn Welding Skills and Trade Related Confidence,” said Dale Copeland of UA Local 32. “This piece is made primarily out of steel and other materials, and we plan on letting nature create the patina that we are looking for and the movement of the piece. We started with an initial design, but the students have come up with several ideas of there own. All the students worked on the piece, with the students doing most of the work.”

More information on the project, as well as B/ IAS, available at

Photos courtesy Dane Johnson.

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2 Responses to “Student Welders Install New Sculpture At B/ IAS”
  1. k_lynn says:

    Glad to see some traditional artwork, and something patriotic at that. Thanks to the crew who imagined, engineered and created the piece. It is perfect that it came from our local youth! Good luck team wherever your futures take you!

  2. Lynn says:

    Way to go, Puget Sound Skills Center! Thank you for this addition to our arts garden.

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