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Artwork copyright Virginia Paquette. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Artwork%20copyright%20Virginia%20Paquette.%20Photo%20courtesy%20of%20the%20artist.

Tornado: Air in Air: Vortex, 2007

Virginia Paquette
(American, born 1947)

Location: Yelm High School

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Virginia Paquette's sculpture "Tornado: Air in Air: Vortex" marks the domed "sky" of Yelm High School's commons area. It is inspired by the energy, passion, and focus of the school's students.

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

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - plastics / acrylics / polyesters

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Aluminum, stainless steel, and dichroic acrylic

Dimensions

20 ft x 18 ft x 14 ft

ID Number

WSAC2005.049.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Yelm Community Schools

Artwork Location

Yelm High School
Commons Area - suspended in canopy dome

WA. County

Thurston

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

PO Box 476
Yelm, WA 98597

Geo. Coordinates

46.950534 | -122.624501

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