Artwork%20copyright%20Stephen%20Yates.%20Photo%20courtesy%20of%20the%20artist.
Artwork copyright Stephen Yates. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Artwork%20copyright%20Stephen%20Yates.%20Photo%20courtesy%20of%20the%20artist.

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Favorable Currents, 2008

Stephen Yates
(American, born 1952)

Location: New Market Vocational Skills Center, Tumwater

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Stephen Yates' "Favorable Currents" captures the often unseen underwater world that plays such a key role in the Puget Sound region. His mural-scale painting suggests moving currents, fish, and seaweed.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Stephen Yates creates expressive paintings that explore gestural representation and abstraction. Inspired by landscapes, under water life, and the cosmos, Yates' work investigates color relationships and the dynamic interaction of forms.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Painting - paint on rigid surface / mixed media

Medium

Acrylic on wood panels

Dimensions

4 ft x 17 ft

ID Number

WSAC2007.033.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Tumwater School District

Artwork Location

New Market Vocational Skills Center
Lab-Tech Building - above the large retracting glass/aluminum door

WA County

Thurston

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

7299 New market Street SW
Tumwater, WA 98501

Geo. Coordinates

46.982828 | -122.915525

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