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STart Art Guide -- Mount Baker Station
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STart Art Guide -- Mount Baker Station

Mountains pictogram for the Mount Baker station.

Rainier Avenue and McClellan Street, Seattle

 
Rain, Steam and Speed by Guy Kemper, on display at the Mount Baker station.
Seattle Sunshine by Guy Kemper, on display at the Mount Baker station.

Rain, Steam and Speed and Seattle Sunrise by Guy Kemper – located on the platform level

Vibrant blown glass colors are a counterpoint to Seattle's grey and blue skies for both train riders and the surrounding Mount Baker neighborhood.

Sky Within by Sheila Klein, on display at the Mount Baker station.

Sky Within by Sheila Klein – located on the plaza level

The underbelly of the train guideway becomes a 400-foot-long community plaza with six chandeliers made of repurposed cobra-head street lights. The lights subtly shift colors throughout the evening onto a ceiling painted in urban camouflage.

How the Crow Created the World with Lightning by Barbara Earl Thomas, on display at the Mount Baker station.

How the Crow Created the World with Lightning by Barbara Earl Thomas – located at MLK and Walden Street

Considering a neighborhood filled with churches, the constant presence of crows and the electrical station that her artwork would shield, the artist conceived a narrative in which crows harnessed lighting into their beaks, from which flowed a landscape of mountains, trees and water.

Cultural Storyboards by Peter Reiquam Lead Artist, on display at the Mount Baker station.

Cultural Storyboards by Peter Reiquam, Lead Artist – located on MLK between Henderson and Walden Streets

Lead artist Peter Reiquam worked with five artists from diverse backgrounds to translate their drawings addressing culture, community, change and journey into laser-cut metal banners. (Contributing artists: Joe Feddersen, James Jaxxa, Chris Silva, Dionne Haroutunian, Sultan Mohammed)