Description This Saluki girl was found at a local park, a shy and retiring girl who preferred to play with the smaller dogs rather than the ones her own size. When I saw her in this worried pose, with her feathers and the elegant lines of her, she just tugged at my heartstrings.The saluki is perhaps the oldest known breed of domesticated dog. As a purebreed type, its history can be traced back almost 5000 years. Widely admired for its beauty, speed, and endurance, the Saluki historically traveled throughout the Middle East with nomadic desert tribes over an area stretching from the Sahara to the Caspian Sea. As a result, different Saluki subtypes, varying mostly in color and coat, can be found across this widely scattered area.
Kris Millering, Renton Member Since February 2008 Artist Statement I am a born storyteller, whether in words or in images. My favorite pictures are those that tell the story of a moment in time, portraits that catch something of the essence of that moment.