Partial view of a band of geometric patterns made of thousands of 3-inch industrial highway reflectors that encircle the roof of a large concrete building. There is a very blue sky behind the SunDome.
Circle of Light
Late artist Richard C. "Dick" Elliott’s "Circle of Light" uses geometric patterns to encircle the outside edge of the Yakima Valley SunDome roof, in Central Washington.

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Circle of Light Restoration

Restoration on Richard C. “Dick” Elliott’s Circle of Light is complete. Explore this page for information about the artwork and how it was restored.

NEW: Celebrate the restoration with ArtsWA at the Central Washington State Fair on September 29! Click here to learn more and RSVP.

Project contact: Janae Huber, Collections Manager, Art in Public Places

Email: janae.huber@arts.wa.gov | Phone: 360.252.9975

Media contact: Michael Wallenfels, Communications Manager

Email: michael.wallenfels@arts.wa.gov | 360.252.9980

Watch the Field Report

Explore Elliott’s legacy and learn how the largest piece in the State Art Collection was restored in this TVW ‘Field Report’.

Watch the celebration

On July 25, ArtsWA gathered with the restoration partners, elected officials, and others to celebrate the completed restoration of Dick Elliott’s Circle of Light. Watch the full coverage from TVW below.

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