After a fire destroyed Aberdeen, Washington’s historic J.M. Weatherwax High School, the community rallied to save and reimagine the the hand-carved stones that had adorned the building’s facade since 1909.
With the vision of artist Adam Kuby and the guidance of 4Culture, the stones now live as an artwork of landscape and light, transformed into a cresting ocean wave along Aberdeen’s busiest thoroughfare. They speak to their original schoolhouse home, as Kuby points out: "Implicit in every wave is not just the past and the present but also the future—the next wave. What will the next generation be like?