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Through the Williamette
OAC IdentifierBOU: 81-1
TitleThrough the Williamette
Artwork DescriptionA large, textile wall piece presented in neutral tones and accented with a deep reddish-brown and black. The stylized human and animal forms as well as the linear and triangular patterning exhibit similarity with Neolithic art.
Description on ObjectDana Boussard; totem of the williamette; professional schools building; psu
NotesA campus map for Portland State University may be accessed at
Artist StatementI created this piece of art as an example of growth and changeā€¦. (Broussard, 1982)
LC SubjectTextile artists
Textile crafts
Textile fabrics
Textured woven fabrics
AAT Subjectfiber
fiber art
CreatorBoussard, Dana
Artist URL
Regional Arts CouncilThe Oregon Arts Commission has ten Regional Arts Councils that provide delivery of art services and information. The Council for this location is: Regional Arts & Culture. You may view their website at
Artwork Creation Date1980
Award Date(s)1980
Installation Date1981
MediumFiber art
Textile art
Artwork Measurements7 feet 6 inches x 22 feet 3 inches
Materials/Techniquefabric/textile, stitched velveteen with color
Source Formatslide
Artwork SitePortland Oregon. Portland State University. Professional Development Center
Locationsecond floor entrance lobby
Site Address1633 S. W. Park Ave., Portland Oregon
CountyMultnomah County, Oregon
Image Viewdetail
Image Processing HistoryMaster tiff image captured at 4000 pixels across the long edge using SilverFast AI 6.0 software. Digital images in tiff format are archived and saved. Adobe Photoshop CS2 used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight points, adjust levels, contrast and sharpen as needed. Second production tiff saved. Color profile converted from Adobe RGB (1998) to sRGB IEC61966-2.1, resolution revised to 125 pixels, resize longer dimension to 875 pixels; save display jpeg at quality level 6.
RightsCopyright is retained by the artist or author. All rights reserved.
ContributorsUniversity of Oregon Libraries; Oregon Arts Commission
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital Collection TitleUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Oregon Public Percent for Art Digital Collection.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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