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Statues & Art

WWCC is home to many art displays located all over campus from the mustangs that adorn the entrance, to the cave drawings that are located in the hall near the wrestling room. See the information below for more information about the various pieces and view several additional photos at the bottom of this page.

Mustangs "Pride, Strength, Perseverance: The Spirit of Western." is the name of this beautiful life sized piece of work which was sculpted by Rudy J. Gunter of Green River, Wyoming. The statue was unveiled during the campus wide 50th anniversary celebration on October 2, 2009.

Gallery The WWCC Art Gallery is located just inside the front entrance near the front desk. It was re-modeled in Spring 2011, under the supervision of Professor of Art, Florence Alfano McEwin, Ph.D, the gallery is reinstalled five to six times per year with a many diverse presentations that showcase both student and professional work. Stop in anytime, and don't forget to sign the guestbook!

Remington WWCC is home to two different Remington statues. The first one is titled "The Bronc Buster" and it is located on the third floor through the doors leading to Administration offices this statue is on loan courtesy of Steve & Terri Palmer. The second statue sits near the entrance to the Admissions office and is titled "The Outlaw" it is a replica gift donated by B.T. and Marie McManus of Lander, Wyoming. It is the larger of the two.

Wood This interesting piece of art titled "Janus Road Show" is displayed on the second floor, the artist was WWCC Alumnus, Floyd Shaman, it was bequeathed by Ruth McDonald Shaman , The Union Pacific Foundation and LeRoy & Margaret Russell (who was WWCC Board President). The piece was purchased in 1980, it is made from oak, walnut, cherry and is 7 feet tall!

Tree This piece was created by WWCC's own Instructor of Ceramics/3D Design, Bart Fetz. It was hand crafted in the 2004-2005 academic year to commemorate the Gifts for the Future Campaign among employees. The piece is on display year round in the Atrium. The names of the employees who donated to the Campaign are cut into the leaves.

Mustangs at Gym This piece of art was purchased from the Art on the Green auction, it was created by Rudy Gunter. It is located on the Southeast side of campus near the entrance to Rushmore Gymnasium.

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For more information, contact Admissions at (307) 382-1648 or
(307) 382-1600 or toll free (800) 226-1181