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Daniel Perry

Title: "Culminata"

Sculptor: Daniel Perry

Location: near Rod Library

Date Installed: 2016

A Gift from: Satch and Karen Mukai

Notes: This sculpture was installed Friday, April 29, 2016, with the aid of three of the artist's students: Dallas Guffey, Jacob McGinn, and Tim Jorgenson. Designer and Public Art Incubator Daniel Perry is a professor in the UNI Art Department and has stated that the statue depicts a spiral staircase made of out books, which culminate at the flame of knowledge and achievement. (see UNI Newsroom)

The photograph below is drawn from the artist's online portfolio.

Rachael Acheson
Adjunct Special Collections
& University Archives Librarian
May 2017

Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives 
University of Northern Iowa 
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-3675 
Telephone: (319)-273-7295
Fax: (319)-273-2913 


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