Artwork copyright Deborah Mersky. Photo courtesy of Washington State Arts Commission.

Crazy Arms, 1993

Deborah Mersky
(American, born 1955)

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Kirkland

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Deborah Merksy created Crazy Arms as a tribute to country music singer Patsy Cline using a clay printing process as well as hand-painting with gouache and watercolor.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Deborah Mersky creates artworks in a variety of media, including painting, prints, and large-scale public installations. She notes, "the overlapping worlds of nature and human habitation on earth is what interests me, particularly the delicate, off kilter moment we currently reside in."

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategoryWork on paper - painting
MediumHand-colored clay print on paper
Dimensions34 1/2 in x 56 1/2 in (sheet)
ID NumberWSAC1995.199.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationTexas, United States
Location Information
AgencyLake Washington School District
Artwork LocationWashington State Arts Commission
Not on display. At ArtsWA pending return to site.
WA CountyKing
PlacementInterior
Site TypePublic School
Address430 18th Ave.
Kirkland, WA 98033
Geo. Coordinates47.690281 | -122.200645
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