McMicken Heights Tapestry, 2012

Cecilia Blomberg
(Swedish, born 1950)

Location: McMicken Heights Elementary, SeaTac

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Cecilia Blomberg's tapestry addresses diversity; as many as seventy languages are spoken at McMicken Heights Elementary. This tapestry depicts students learning and sharing with elements of education floating above them and surrounding the "Tree of Knowledge."

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Swedish tapestry artist Cecilia Blomberg lives and works in Western Washington. Creating artworks for public and private spaces, Blomberg's tapestries intricately depict figurative imagery. She studied textile arts, crafts, and design at institutions in Sweden.

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategoryTextile / fiber / organic materials
MediumHand-woven wool tapestry
Dimensions5 ft x 8 ft x 1 in
ID NumberWSAC2011.019.000
Acquisition MethodSite responsive commission
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyHighline School District
Artwork LocationMcMicken Heights Elementary
Main entry - slant wall
WA CountyKing
PlacementInterior
Site TypePublic School
Address3708 S.168th St.
SeaTac, WA 98188
Geo. Coordinates47.45326 | -122.285423
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