Mountain Fragment: Mt. Baker, 1996

Mary Randlett
(American, born 1924, died 2019)

Location: Concrete School District, Concrete


Mountain Fragment: Mt. Baker was taken by late photographer Mary Randlett from a view point that highlights the rich variation in light and shadow of the Northwest mountain peak. Speaking to her process of working in the field, Randlett stated, "nature is the rejuvenator of aesthetic energy and is the enricher of my life and work."

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Concrete School District.


Photographer Mary Randlett (1924-2019) created iconic compositions focused on the prominent figures, landscape and architecture of the Pacific Northwest. She is well known for her portraiture of the artists that comprised the "Northwest School" movement of the 1930s and 40s. Over forty national institutions hold her work in their collections. These include the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C, and the University of Washington in Seattle. She received the Artist Trust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.

Material CategoryWork on paper - photograph
MediumGelatin silver print on paper
Dimensions8 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in
ID NumberWSAC1996.132.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyConcrete School District
Artwork LocationConcrete School District
Administration Office
WA CountySkagit
Site TypePublic School
Address45389 Airport Way, Room 103
Concrete, WA 98237
Geo. Coordinates48.532042 | -121.757082
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