Wallen to lead presentation Friday

...a slide presentation by R.T. "Skip" Wallen at noon this Friday, March 9, at the JACC. Wallen, who also sculpted the "Windfall underway for the life-scale whale. Wallen has been celebrating Alaska in drawings...
'Bubble feed' dinner supports Wallen's waterfront whale

"Creating a Bronze Sculpture, From Studio to Foundry to Site" will be presented by R.T. "Skip" Wallen at a whale project fundraising "bubble feed" dinner Saturday July 11 at the Moose Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner by...
Juneau artist Wallen subject of documentary

...documentary about Juneau artist R.T. "Skip" Wallen that airs nationally this week helps highlight...Alaska on Wednesday, Oct. 8, documents Wallen creating a monument that commemorates...and so Alaska played a role in that," Wallen said in a phone interview from Florida...
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

Let us begin by declaring our strong support for artist Skip Wallen and his magnificent sculpture, which will soon grace our downtown waterfront.A longtime undertaking by a group of local resident...
Bronze whale sculpture is making progress

...begin in the next few weeks, sculptor R.T. "Skip" Wallen said. The sculpture will be installed at a park that's...will have to fit together like a jigsaw puzzle," Wallen said.Wallen said the plumbing of the sculpture is still being developed...
Photo: Wax on

R.T. "Skip" Wallen puts a yearly layer of wax on his 1,500-pound bronze statue of a...Wednesday. The statue, called "Windfall Fisherman" and crafted by Wallen, was commissioned in 1984 in honor of the silver anniversary of Alaska's...
Photo: A bear of a moving job

Artist R.T. "Skip" Wallen photographs the bronze sculpture he made titled "Windfall Fisherman...being remodeled as part of the Main Street construction project. Wallen said he will spend a few weeks making repairs to the sculpture before...
Photo: Mural inspiration

Local artist Arnie Weimer sketches Skip Wallen's 8-foot tall bronze humpback whale sculpture "Spike" outside the Juneau Arts & Cultural Center on Saturday. Weimer is working...
Photo: Got your back

James Turner, 13, leans against Juneau artist Skip Wallen's "Windfall Fisherman" sculpture as he waits for his school bus ride home on Tuesday.
Why hide the whale statue?

Reading where they plan to put Skip Wallen's whale sculpture just amazed me. Who is going to see it, let alone appreciate it, at the location they are talking about...


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