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Spectrum of Light, 2012

Etsuko Ichikawa
(Japanese, born 1963)

Location: Frederickson Elementary School, Puyallup

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Etsuko Ichikawa's "Spectrum of Light" consists of hundreds of colorful cast-resin spheres evoking a rainbow. The artwork is sited to take advantage of the abundant natural light of the Frederickson Elementary first floor entranceway, which activates the translucent balls.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Etsuko Ichikawa was born in Tokyo, Japan and received her BFA from Tokyo Zokei University. She moved to Seattle in 1993 and continued her development as a fine artist working with glass at the Pilchuck glass school. She is internationally recognized for her conceptually driven sculptures, installations, performances, and mixed-media artworks.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - plastics / acrylics / polyesters

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Cast resin and stainless steel

Dimensions

7 ft x 15 ft x 4 ft

ID Number

WSAC2011.004.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Bethel School District

Artwork Location

Frederickson Elementary School
main back entrance

WA County

Pierce

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

17418 74th Ave East
Puyallup, WA 98375-9747

Geo. Coordinates

47.095653 | -122.330147

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