Three Creeks, One Will

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Three Creeks, One Will
Three Creeks, One Will
ArtistDevin Laurence Field
Year2013 (2013)
TypeSculpture
Dimensions11 m(37 ft)
Location Beaverton, Oregon, United States
Coordinates 45°29′25″N122°48′26″W / 45.49031°N 122.80724°W / 45.49031; -122.80724 Coordinates: 45°29′25″N122°48′26″W / 45.49031°N 122.80724°W / 45.49031; -122.80724

Three Creeks, One Will is an outdoor 2013 sculpture by Devin Laurence Field, installed in Beaverton, Oregon, United States.

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Description and history

Devin Laurence Field's Three Creeks, One Will is a 37-foot (11 m), $60,000 art installation located at the South Plaza at The Round in Beaverton. Field's design was selected from a dozen candidates and unanimously approved by the Beaverton Artist Selection Committee in March 2013. The piece was installed on October 29, 2013. According to the artist, the blue and green cylindrical sculpture is inspired by the city's three creeks and serves as a tribute to Beaverton's history and future. [1]

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References

  1. Bray, Kari (October 29, 2013). "'Three Creeks, One Will' sculpture goes up at Beaverton's Round". The Oregonian. Retrieved September 12, 2015.