Have a seat on this bench-like sculpture! The artist designs, sculpts, and installs custom stone projects throughout the Puget Sound region. His work strives to retain, enhance, and abstract naturally-occurring shapes, lines, and textures through direct carving techniques.
Artist: John Hoge
Medium: Carved, polished basalt
This stone sculpture was donated to the City of Mercer Island by True Value and Just Ask Rentals in memory of Don Calvert.
Other John Hoge works located on Mercer Island include:
- The Source (1980), an earthwork located at Luther Burbank Park
- Chaise Lounge (1998), a stone sculpture located adjacent to Bench in the Greta Hackett Outdoor Sculpture Gallery