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David Govedare, artist behind Wild Horse Monument, iconic metal work, dies

David Govedare, the artist behind the iconic Bloomsday runner statues in Spokane’s Riverfront Park and the Wild Horse Memorial in central Washington, died just before Thanksgiving. In his life, Govedare produced hundreds of metal sculptures. His pieces adorn buildings, parks and landscapes across the Northwest.

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Don Hamilton

David Govedare, the artist behind the iconic Bloomsday runner statues in Spokane’s Riverfront Park and the Wild Horse Memorial in central Washington, died just before Thanksgiving.

In his life, Govedare produced hundreds of metal sculptures. His pieces adorn buildings, parks and landscapes across the Northwest.

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