Bill Ritchie Work in Washington State
Centrum Foundation Collection
Thumbnail photos courtesy of Centrum
Origami Jagged Door (two examples)
Provenance: 1985. Print. Mixed media. Intaglio and lithograph & monotype printed from etched and drypoint zinc plate, stone lithograph . Black, orange, gray, white-on-white. Image 26 1/2 X 15 in. on 36 X 25 in. Copperplate DeLuxe. More information available on request.
Comment: As artist-in-residence at Centrum Foundation, at Fort Worden (Port Angeles) I made a series of monotypes, a continuation of the Jagged Door series (see Sheraton Project), plus sketches from my world travels. I wanted to work in origami paper folding, imagining a door that opened like origami. There were other people who played roles in making this work a success. Dwight Coburn, for example, printed the lithographs, and C. T. Chew came to Port Townsend one day and made photo essay on me working.
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