Artwork copyright Jo Fyfe. Photo courtesy of Washington State Arts Commission.
She Who Watches, 1996
(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.
|Material Category||Painting - paint on rigid surface / mixed media|
|Medium||Acrylic paint on board|
|Dimensions||13 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in|
|Acquisition Method||Direct purchase|
|Artist Location||Washington, United States|
|Agency||Kent School District|
|Artwork Location||Glenridge Elementary|
|Site Type||Public School|
|Address||19405 120th Ave SE|
Kent, WA 98058
|Geo. Coordinates||47.428276 | -122.182903|
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