Artwork copyright Eduardo Calderón. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Louise Billy, Mid-Columbia River, 1981
(Peruvian, born 1949)
Location: Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Lacey
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Louise Billy, Mid-Columbia River is part of photographer Eduardo Calderon's series of portraits that depict Native American artisans of the Pacific Northwest. Louise Billy created traditional buckskin designs, beadwork, and cedar bark baskets.
This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Monroe School District.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
A student of Anthropology, Northwest photographer Eduardo Calderón creates artworks that invite imaginative interpretations, choosing his compositions to encourage visual and narrative ambiguity. Born in Arequipa, Peru, many of his photographs were taken during travels to Latin America and Europe.
|Medium||Gelatin silver print|
|Dimensions||11 in x 13 15/16 in (sheet)|
|Acquisition Method||Direct purchase|
|Artist Location||Washington, United States|