Rick's Seafood Restaurant, 1984

Melinda Thorsnes
(American, born 1949)

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Painter Melinda Thorsnes created her triptych painting Rick's Seafood Restaurant using intense, saturated colors. The imagery explores community and relationships, and Thorsnes states that the composition allows "each individual viewer the opportunity to become involved in the creative process by his or her own reaction to the work."

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Northwest artist Melinda Thorsnes creates colorful figurative paintings. Her works explore narrative, identity, and a sense of place.

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategoryPainting - paint on fabric
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensions6 ft 2 in x 12 ft 6 in x 1 in (overall)
ID NumberWSAC1983.152.00A-C
Acquisition MethodSite responsive commission
Artist LocationOregon, United States
Location Information
AgencyWashington State Arts Commission
Artwork LocationWashington State Arts Commission
Not on display. At ArtsWA pending re-siting.
WA CountyThurston
PlacementInterior
Site TypeState Agency
Address711 Capitol Way S., Suite 600
Olympia, WA 98504
Geo. Coordinates47.041975 | -122.901474
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