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5th Anniversary Fine & Performing Arts Center Sculpture Competition & Exhibition Winning Sculptures

J. Andrew Davis, American
Ferrous Oak, 2010
Steel, cast iron, 7.5 x 3.5 x 4 feet

Brian Glaze, American
Midden Artifacts, 2010
Concrete, 4.6 x - x 5 feet

Hanna Jubran, American
Nucleus of a Raindrop, 2010
Bronze and stainless steel, 84 x 17 x 17 inches

Deborah LaGrasse, American
Union, 2010
Aluminum, 6 x 4 x 12 feet

Robert Winkler, American
Over & Up, 2010
Cedar, steel, clear preservative, 7.9 x 7.9 x 7.9 feet

Public Art Program Collection

Neil Noland, American
Captured Souls, 1996
Formed steel, 77 x 60 inches
Location: Fine & Performing Arts Center
Gift of the artist 1998

William Bennett, American
Ear, 1997
Steel, cooper, bronze, solar collector, light, canvas, 16 x 23 x 8 feet
Location: Ramsey Center
Purchase 2004

Be Gardiner, American
Guardian Angels, 1993
Marble, each figure 8' x 15" x 20"
Location: H. F. Robinson Administration Building
Gift of the artist 1998

Richard Hallier, American
The Catamount, 2000
Location: Campus Entrance
Gift of Irwin and Carol Belk

Jeral Kledis, American
Eclipse, 1992
Welded, painted steel, 96 x 80 x 60 inches
Location: Breeze Gym
Gift of the artist 1994

Stephanie Nichols, American
Passage, 1996
Various sizes, 80" x 20" dia.
Location: Fine Art Museum-FPAC
Purchase 1998

North Carolina's Artworks For State Buildings

The State of North Carolina purchased or commissioned artworks for state buildings beginning in 1982. Between 1989 -1996, artworks were commissioned using one-half of one percent of a state building's construction budget. Through the Artworks for State Buildings Program, 61 projects around the state were completed. The last contracted project was installed in 2000. The program is documented in a published catalog Creating Place: North Carolina's Artworks For State Buildings available through the North Carolina Arts Council and on line at

Kathy Triplett, American
The Tools We Use, 1996
Ceramic tiles, 48 x 160 inches
Location: Belk Building Atrium

Jim Gallucci, American
Mountain Gate, 1997
Steel, 80 x 96 inches
Location: Cordelia Camp Building

Al Frega, American
Chalice, 1996
Concrete, stainless steel, 96 x 48 x 48 inches
Location: Moore Building/upper campus

Kathy Triplett, American
Working Out, 1996
Ceramic, each 48 x 20 inches diam
Location: Reid Gym