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Artwork copyright Tram Bui. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Documents

University, 2006

Tram Bui
(American, born 1972)

Location: Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Tram Bui's "University" depicts "building" as both a noun and a verb, capturing a moment in Seattle's history where construction could be seen citywide.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Lake Washington Technical College.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Tram Bui was born in Vietnam in 1972 and received her MFA from the University of Washington in 2001. She creates meticulous paintings that depict buildings under construction, composed in bright colors and an exaggerated perspective. Her works have been featured in the 2004 Northwest Biennial at the Tacoma Art Museum and the Northwest Emerging Artists Portable Works exhibition in 2009.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Painting - paint on rigid surface / mixed media

Medium

Oil on panel

Dimensions

24 in x 48 in x 2 in

ID Number

WSAC2007.014.000

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Artwork Location

Lake Washington Technical College
West Building 2nd Floor East of room W213A

WA County

King

Setting

Interior

Site Type

College

Address

11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034-8506

Geo. Coordinates

47.705109 | -122.168125

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