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Taking her cues from the historical reference to police officers as Coppers, Beverly Jean Schaaf has created a unique pig. Copper mesh was wrapped around the entire pig, and held in place with bondo. Black and white gesso – two colors historically associated with police officers -- was applied to create the unique look. Beverly then capped it off with a flashing “Bubble light.”.

Beverly Jean Schaaf
In addition to creating her own art, Beverly Jean owns and operates a children's arts education program called Art for Kids and Kids for Art. She has extensive experience working with local arts organizations.

Location, Summer 2001
9th and Virginia

Friends of the Seattle Police Department

Purchase Price at Auction on October 13, 2001

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West Precinct, Seattle, WA