Where -- Through the Sun, 1994

Louise Williams
(American, born 1947, died 2004)

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia


Late artist Louise Williams draws inspiration and imagery from memories and from photographs of children seen in newspapers and magazines. Exploring interconnectedness and unity, 'Where-Through the Sun' was created as part of a series called "Roads to the Interior" which "seeks to discover the beauty inherent in our relationships."

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


Late Northwest artist Louise Williams created artworks informed by everyday life, by travel, and by her experiences as a woman and mother.
Williams received a Bachelor of Arts from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and a Master of Fine Arts in drawing and painting from Central Washington University in Ellensburg.

Material CategoryWork on paper - mixed media
MediumPastel, oil pastel, and oil stick on paper
Dimensions30.125 in x 44.125 in (Sheet)
ID NumberWSAC1995.275.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyWashington State Arts Commission
Artwork LocationWashington State Arts Commission
Not on display. At ArtsWA pending re-siting.
WA CountyThurston
Site TypeState Agency
Address711 Capitol Way S., Suite 600
Olympia, WA 98504
Geo. Coordinates47.041975 | -122.901474
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