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Velocity, 2012

Virginia Paquette
(American, born 1947)

Location: Columbia Basin College, Pasco

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Virginia Paquette's "Velocity" was inspired by the work, strength, and energy she found at Columbia Basin College, where this artwork's form expresses those concepts and the momentum they engender.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Columbia Basin College.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Seattle-based artist Virginia Paquette creates conceptual public art installations in a variety of materials. She has stated that the primary urge in her work is "to make marks, images, symbols that will communicate to you a message, feeling, visual stimuli that may be pleasing or thought-provoking."

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Steel and aluminum

Dimensions

22 ft x 12 ft x 4 ft

ID Number

WSAC2010.026.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Columbia Basin College

Artwork Location

Columbia Basin College
Center for Career & Tech Education - main entrance

WA County

Franklin

Setting

Interior

Site Type

College

Address

2600 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301-3379

Geo. Coordinates

46.254432 | -119.122894

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