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Bea Nettles

Birch Eyes

(Gainesville, Florida, 1946 - )

1996

Photo etching, toned gelatin silver print and stitching handmade paper

Collection of the Akron Art Museum

Gift of the artist

2011.38

More Information

In 1996, Nettles celebrated her 50th birthday with works in several landmark solo and group exhibitions, including the Akron Art Museum’s own History of Women Photographers, which traveled around the United States for two years. Always experimenting, Nettles collaborated with faculty from Columbia College’s Book and Paper Arts program to create Birch Eyes.

Marks

title, edition, signature and date at bottom left in graphite

Keywords
Doorway
Wood
Eye