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Dennis Peacock

(b. 1953) lived in Knoxville TN, and now lives in Shelton Washington
Three Points, 1970-1971
steel, 77 x 34 x 11 inches, 74.11.11

Peacock earned  a bachelor’s degree in art from Western Washington State College, in Bellingham, WA and both a master’s degree and a master’s in fine arts from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He is known for creating large-scale metal sculpture commissions including an untitled stainless relief for the Physics Building at Goshen College in Goshen, IN, a site-specific installation for Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, NC, and a site specific sculpture and four outdoor pieces in the Monarch Sculpture Park in Tenino. In 1993 he created Ardmore (The Long Distance Driver), a steel, 21 foot tall sculpture located at the Tennessee Welcome Center in Ardmore, TN. As founder, director and curator of the University of Tennessee National Sculpture Tour, he taught both sculpture classes in Knoxville for 31 years. Peacock was awarded The Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary Service to the University in 1986 and the Berry Professorship in 1998.