Simple Arrow

“Simple Arrow” by Peter Reiquam

Stainless Steel, 2010
Martha Lake Airfield Park

Simple Arrow (In Five Simple Steps),” an artwork consisting of five (5) freestanding sculptures representing a single step in the folding of a paper airplane.   Each sculpture will represent a single step in the folding of a simple paper airplane.  As the viewer walks along the park’s allée, the five simple steps are revealed.

Reiquam is a Seattle artist whose work ranges from prints and drawings to sculptural furniture, mechanical sculptures and public art projects. He earned his B.F.A. in sculpture from the University of Washington in 1982 and his M.F.A. in sculpture from Yale University in 1984. He was employed as the Head Technician and Head of the Sculpture Department at Pratt Fine Arts Center for over ten years. Reiquam has just completed his second three-year term as a commissioner on the King County Public Art Commission and a quarter-long Visiting Lecturer position in the Sculpture Department at the University of Washington.