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Sequestered, 2011

Valerie Otani
(American, born 1947)

Location: Cascadia Community College, Bothell

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Valerie Otani's artwork was inspired by Cascadia Community College's attention to the environment in its campus architecture and landscape. To honor this commitment, her artwork depicts the important role trees play in storing carbon.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Cascadia Community College.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Japanese-American artist Valerie Otani creates public installations and sculptures that engage our shared history and imagination. She received her BA in philosophy from Antioch College in Ohio, and her MA in Interdisciplinary Arts from San Francisco State University. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - glass

Sculpture - interactive / technology / kinetic

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Cast glass, bronze, and LEDs

Dimensions

4 ft x 10 ft x 5 in

ID Number

WSAC2009.018.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Oregon, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Cascadia Community College

Artwork Location

Cascadia Community College
CC3 south interior wall of lobby

WA County

King

Setting

Interior

Site Type

College

Address

18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011

Geo. Coordinates

47.761143 | -122.192165

Before Visiting

Some artworks may be located in areas not accessible to the general public (especially in K-12 public schools). Consider contacting the site prior to a visit to ensure access.

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To report an error or provide additional information, please contact us at collections@arts.wa.gov.