Yellow Light, 1994

Michael Brophy
(American, born 1960)

Location: Lakeridge Elementary, Seattle

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Yellow Light intricately depicts the variations of color and light found in a Northwest forest. Artist Michael Brophy creates paintings concerned with "the natural world's impact on us, and in turn, our impact on the world."

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Portland, Oregon-based artist Michael Brophy creates realist paintings that depict the beauty, subtlety, and complexity of the Pacific Northwest landscape.
Brophy studied at the University of Oregon in Eugene and at the Studio Arts College International in Florence, Italy. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon, in 1985.

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategoryPainting - paint on fabric
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions36 in x 57 in
ID NumberWSAC1995.287.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist Location
Location Information
AgencyRenton School District
Artwork LocationLakeridge Elementary
Center building, above stairs
WA CountyKing
PlacementInterior
Site TypePublic School
Address7400 S. 115th St.
Seattle, WA 98178
Geo. Coordinates47.499870 | -122.239990
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