Some carousels had horses with heads positioned to look upward. Horses looking upward were known as “star gazers.” Cisco, on the famous Looff carousel in Spokane, is a “star gazer.


Oil painting on canvas 18 x 24 © 2004


Nona’s works are on display at Wenaha Gallery in Dayton, Washington


Limited Edition/Poster/merchandise rights are produced through Spokane Art Supply with orders and sales done through Wenaha Gallery.  artist simply is the only authorized online broker of Nona Hengen’s works.


Nona’s manager is Kurt Schmierer who can be contacted via Wenaha Gallery or by emailing artist simply –