Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Jenny Schmid
    born 1969
    born: Bainbridge Island, Washington, United States ; active: United States
  • Skaterbabe, 2001
  • Where object was made: United States
  • mezzotint, aquatint, chine collé
  • Paper Type: Arches Cover with Moriki Rice paper ch
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 148 x 225 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 13/16 x 8 7/8 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 151 x 227 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 5 15/16 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 282 x 379 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/8 x 14 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of Colette and Jeff Bangert
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0051

Image of a female figure in an interior. The woman is in the center of the composition, her knees bent and body to the left. She is standing on a board with wheels (skateboard) and wears a helmet. She has her hair in two ponytails with ribbons. She wears a t-shirt with text in the center and short. She has socks, black shoes, and knee pads on. On her right arm is a heart tattoo. She is standing on a ramp that curves upward on the right side. There is text above the top of the ramp on a pink banner. There is a butterfly with a woman’s head and a can of spray paint at lower left. There are two silhouettes of skateboarding women in the top left corner. There is a heart and crown in the bottom right corner.