She Who Watches, 1996

Jo Fyfe
(American, born 1941)

Location: Glenridge Elementary, Kent

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

She Who Watches explores Native American spirituality, abstractly depicting a Plateau woman in traditional dress emerging from a geometric pattern, and represents a reverence for the earth. Artist Jo Fyfe created this piece to "activate the viewer's imagination, to look inward on themselves and to encourage one to think about what is important to all animals, peoples, and the environment."

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Spokane, Eastern Washington-based artist Jo Fyfe explores color, texture, and narrative using a variety of materials and found objects.
Born in Omak, Northeastern Washington, her artworks are influenced by the heritage of Native American cultures of the interior Pacific Northwest.

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategoryPainting - paint on rigid surface / mixed media
MediumAcrylic on board
Dimensions13 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in
ID NumberWSAC1998.165.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyKent School District
Artwork LocationGlenridge Elementary
Library
WA CountyKing
PlacementInterior
Site TypePublic School
Address19405 120th Ave SE
Kent, WA 98058
Geo. Coordinates47.428276 | -122.182903
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