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Art and Theatre Department 
Department Chair: Peter Kilian
Spafford Hall 206
1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
Phone: 605-626-2514
Fax: 605-626-2263
NSU Sculpture Project
Spafford Hall 206A
Phone: 605-626-7766
E-mail: Greg Blair
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Northern art students and professor work on putting up a new sculpture
NSU Sculpture Project

The NSU Sculpture Project, a sculpture loan program run by the NSU Art Department, Sculpture on the campus green

presents work by regional, national, and international artists. Each sculpture is installed and loaned to Northern for 2 years. Each artist travels to Aberdeen to work with Northern students during the installation process, providing a unique opportunity to engage with artists from across the country and learn from their expertise.

Boat sculpture on the campus greenAll sculptures that are part of the NSU Sculpture Project on the NSU campus are open to the public throughout the year.



Current Sculptures

Siren - Randy Olson, Minneapolis, MN
Pinned Wheel - Jonathan Whitfill, Lubbock, TX
Prairie Schooner - Lee Benson, Jackson, TN
Yellow Steel - Matt Johnson, Easthampton, MA

Past Sculptors

Dan McDonald, Ashland, OH
Greg Blair, Aberdeen, SD
Matt Kargol, South Carolina
Sam Spiczka, Sartell, MN