Charles W. Watson
Charles W. Watson (August 30, 1915 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada – April 20, 2002 in Kaneohe, Hawaii), also known as Chuck Watson is an American sculptor. His son Mark Watson is also a Hawaii-based sculptor. Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House (formerly The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu) is among the public collections holding work by Charles Watson. His sculptures in public places include:
- To the Nth Power, 1971, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Pueo, 1980, Kaimuki High School, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Ka Mea Kuʻi ʻUpena, 1989, intersection of South King Street & Kapiolani Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Giraffe (1959) and Ostrich (1960), Honolulu Zoo, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Hawaiian with ʻO ʻO, 1978, Hawaiian Dredging & Construction Company, 614 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Mahiole (Feathered helmet), 1983, pair of stone sculptures, The Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Tree, 1974, Foster Botanical Garden, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Charles W. Watson in the Art Inventories Catalog of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
- Hawaii Artreach, “Art in Public Places”, Vol. 15, Nos. 3 & 4, Winter 2001, p. 13.
- Radford, Georgia & Warren Radford, Sculpture in the Sun: Hawaii's Art for Open Spaces, Honolulu, University Press of Hawaii, 1978, 58.
- Wright, Walter (22 April 2002). "Charles Watson, sculptor and construction executive, dead at 86". Honolulu Advertiser. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- Hawaii Artreach, 2001, p. 13
- Art Inventories Catalog of the Smithsonian American Art Museum