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Nest, 2008

Suzanne Lee
(American, born 1945)

Location: Fern Hill Elementary School, Tacoma

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Suzanne Lee presents "Nest" as a "safe haven where young are nurtured and encouraged to discover…themselves. The birds in flight represent the students' personal growth, independence and endless possibility." The piece depicts fern fronds and several birds in flight.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Portland-based sculptural artist Suzanne Lee creates large scale and public art installations using glass and metal to explore light, form, and metaphor.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Etched stainless steel

Dimensions

62" x 276" x 3"

ID Number

WSAC2007.021.00A-D

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Oregon, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Tacoma School District

Artwork Location

Fern Hill Elementary School
Heritage Hall - North wall between door and window

WA County

Pierce

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

8442 South Park Ave
Tacoma, WA 98444

Geo. Coordinates

47.179379 | -122.442509

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