Courtesy: Courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council


Portland, Oregon

Bruce West (

Transit Mall, SW 6th Ave and SW Washington St., Portland, Oregon, 97204
Administrator:  Regional Arts & Culture Council
Owner:  City of Portland (
Date:  1977
Placement:  sidewalks
Collection:  Regional Arts & Culture Council
Artwork Type:  sculpture (visual work)
Material:  stainless steel
Description:  Bruce West's untitled sculpture is one of eleven sculptures chosen in 1977 for installation on the Portland Transit Mall. Initiated by former Trimet Chair, Bill Roberts, the goal of the Portland Transit Mall Art Project was to make the mall more people oriented and attractive. West has been creating his highly original metal sculptures for nearly four decades. He served as Head of the Sculpture Department at Lewis & Clark College from 1997-2005 and is well respected in the Portland sculpture community.

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