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I Imagine Us as a Holy Family Engaging in the Great Work of Increasing the Light, 2006

Cappy Thompson
(American, born 1952)

Location: The Evergreen State College, Olympia

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Cappy Thompson created a vibrant scene representing the college and its library as a "Temple of Wisdom" in painted and stained glass.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with The Evergreen State College.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Seattle-based glass artist Cappy Thompson creates rich narratives in her vibrantly animated stained-glass compositions. Her site-specific installations draw imagery from myths, poetry, and personal expression.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - glass

Medium

Vitreous enamel on float glass with areas of reverse-laminated stained glass

Dimensions

10 ft x 66 ft

ID Number

WSAC2004.006.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

The Evergreen State College

Artwork Location

The Evergreen State College
Northwest corner of the library - 2nd floor windows

WA County

Thurston

Setting

Interior

Site Type

University

Address

2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA 98505

Geo. Coordinates

47.073372 | -122.977716

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