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About the Artist

Posted on May 9th, 2011

Shirley Wyrick, American Sculptor Shirley Wyrick creates sculptures in cast and fabricated metals—iron, bronze, and steel—often including mixed media such as glass and ash. Her work focuses primarily on river themes and mindscape. Wyrick’s sculptures and drawings are located in museums and public collections locally, nationally, and internationally. Wyrick is a longtime resident of Iowa […]

The Artist’s Message

Posted on May 9th, 2011

Sculptor Shirley Wyrick on Free Flow: The river speaks to each of us by letting us hear ourselves, and by allowing us to reflect and to listen to that river of thought and feeling that flows deep within each of us. The intrigue of fluid movement grew within me from an early age through listening […]

Free Flow

Posted on May 9th, 2011

In 2007, artist Shirley Wyrick created a cast bronze and falling water sculpture for the lobby of the C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory (home to IIHR), titled Free Flow. The multi-layered work represents a complex waterfall with detailed images cast on three bronze reliefs that illustrate the wide range and breadth of IIHR’s hydroscience research, […]

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