Feats of Strength

Feats of Strength is a series of sculptures at Western Washington University located in Haskell Plaza. The works depict diminutive, cartoonish people—popularly referred to as the "Gnome People"—interacting with a rocky environment.[1] It was created by Tom Otterness in 1999.


  1. College of Fine and Performing Arts (2005). Outdoor Sculpture Collection (pamphlet). Bellingham, Washington: WWU Publishing Services.