Light Bulb Base and Pink Fabric Wall Hanging, 2005
(American, born 1956)
Location: Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland
- ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Marita Dingus' sculpture recalls the beauty of rediscovered objects and the textile traditions of women, bringing to mind the idea of shedding light onto that which is often overlooked.
This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Lake Washington Technical College.
- ABOUT THE ARTIST
Seattle-based artist Marita Dingus creates multimedia sculptures using recycled and "discarded" materials. Informed by her experiences as an African-American woman, Dingus' artworks explore identity and social justice. She received her BFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and both an MA and MFA from San Jose State University.
- Material Category
Sculpture - other metals
Textile / fiber / organic materials
Wire, fabric, and light bulb bottoms
42 in x 30 in
- ID Number
- Artist Location
Washington, United States
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
- Artwork Location
Lake Washington Technical College
West Building on the wall East of Student Accounts
- WA County
- Site Type
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034-8506
- Geo. Coordinates
47.704916 | -122.168154
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