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Roots and Wings, 2006

Ruth Brockmann
(American, born 1955, died 2013)

Location: Ridgeline Middle School, Yelm

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Ruth Brockman's "Roots and Wings" depicts nature as a web of connections through a relief-style mural of imagery rooted in the community of Yelm, Washington.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Yelm School District.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Late artist Ruth Brockmann, a leader in the Northwest glass-art movement, created fused-glass sculptures that celebrated and explored our spiritual connection to the natural world.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Painting - paint on rigid surface / mixed media

Sculpture - mixed media

Medium

Fused and cast glass, wood, paint, and glazed ceramic rocks

Dimensions

22 ft x 55 ft

ID Number

WSAC2005.046.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Yelm Community Schools

Artwork Location

Ridgeline Middle School
Main entry vestibule

WA County

Thurston

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

10605 Carter St SE
Yelm, WA 98597

Geo. Coordinates

46.933812 | -122.616676

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