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Artist: Frankie BenkaShe/Her/Hers

Artistic Discipline: Visual
Location: Spokane, WA

I have been doing photography for 50 years. As an artist, I don’t limit myself to one medium. I have painted with oil, watercolor, acrylic, and alcohol ink. I have created pieces in ceramic and porcelain. I have made both 2d and 3d sculpture. In recent years, my art has led me to designing functional spaces. I have designed everything from tiny houses to opera houses, bridges, public art, furniture, and lighting.

I was born and raised in Spokane, lived in Seattle for 30 years, Phoenix and Central California for a year, then moved back to Spokane. I have traveled to Ireland, France, Greece, Italy, Nepal, Canada, and Mexico. I have visited art and architecture all over the world.