Triple-tiered, Deci-winged, Color Catcher, 1983

Louise Kodis
(American, born 1942)

Location: Willard Elementary School, Spokane


Triple-tiered, Deci-winged, Color Catcher is a vibrant fabric sculpture created by artist Louise Kodis. She constructed the nylon fabric banners using a central cylinder with two tiers of streamers. She attached wing-like segments radiating out of the center cylinder. She supported the fabric using a hidden structure made from metal rings and wooden dowels.

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


Spokane, Eastern Washington-based artist Louise Kodis creates wall hangings and installations made from colorful textiles.
Kodis studied at the San Francisco Art Institute in California. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington State University in Pullman, Eastern Washington, in 1964.

MediumWoven nylon
Dimensions10 ft x 6 ft diameter (irregular dimensions)
ID NumberWSAC1982.040.000
Acquisition MethodSite responsive commission
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencySpokane Public Schools
Artwork LocationWillard Elementary School
Main stairwell
WA CountySpokane
Site TypePublic School
AddressWest 500 Longfellow Ave
Spokane, WA 99205
Geo. Coordinates47.697834, -117.419908
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