Fire Dancer, 1989

Wendy Franklund Miller
(American, born 1943)

Location: Court of Appeals, Division II, Tacoma


Fire Dancer is an abstract photograph by artist Wendy Franklund Miller. The imagery features colorful forms and patterns characterized by pixelated textures.

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


Spokane-based artist Wendy Franklund Miller creates art using a variety of materials and techniques, including artist-made papers, encaustic paintings (made using melted wax), printmaking, and ink drawings. Her artworks explore a visual language of forms and symbols and is "mostly focused on discarded objects with all their implications for our civilization."
Franklund Miller was born in North Dakota and raised in Yakima, Central Washington. After art school and college, she settled in Spokane, Eastern Washington, where she has lived and worked since 1976.

Material CategoryWork on paper - photograph
MediumSilver dye bleach print
Dimensions8 3/8 in x 13 1/2 in
ID NumberWSAC1991.054.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyAdministrative Office of the Courts
Artwork LocationCourt of Appeals, Division II
East hallway
WA CountyPierce
Site TypeState Agency
Address909 A Street, #200
Tacoma, WA 98402
Geo. Coordinates47.254857, -122.437214
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