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Meet Sculptor Shawn Morin

Think of art is as the beginning of a conversation between artist and viewer, where artwork is a visual "hello". Viewers engage in that conversation by responding to the piece or to other viewers, often igniting other sparks of inspiration. We spoke with the artists behind the art to learn more.

Shawn Morin is the Professor of Sculpture at Bowling Green State University (Ohio). He received his BFA in Sculpture from the University of Tampa (1983) and a MFA from the University of Georgia in Sculpture (1986).

In the artist’s words, “Conceptually speaking, this is what I would refer to as Two Witnesses and typically is interpreted (at least by me) as the two witnesses at the Temple in Jerusalem in the End Times (Moses and Elijah). An occasion where they are murdered and come back to life and they breathe fire to protect the temple.”

Ready to see these pieces for yourself?

Learn more about all of the pieces in the current “Work in Progress” exhibition.

Are you curious about the pieces included in the inaugural run of the "Work in Progress" exhibition? Click here for a map of all 11 pieces.

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