Night Tea, 1982

Beverly Olson
(American, born 1952)

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia


Night Tea is a collagraph print created by artist Beverly Olson. In this printmaking technique, she collaged various materials and elements onto a printing plate. This process creates a variety of textures and forms in the print. This piece is part of the artist's suite of fifteen prints. She describes the suite as an anthology of dreams and fantasies. She notes, "A Printmaker works at arranging line, share and texture to construct a small flash of a dream."

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


Beverly Olson is a Port Orchard, Washington-based artist. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Oregon State College in Monmouth in 1979. She receved a Master of FIne Arts degree from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1982.

Material CategoryWork on paper - print
MediumCollagraph print on paper
Dimensions34 3/4 in x 23 1/2 in (overall)
ID NumberWSAC1984.146.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyWashington State Arts Commission
Artwork LocationWashington State Arts Commission
Not on display. At ArtsWA pending conservation, framing, re-siting, or return to site.
WA CountyThurston
Site TypeState Agency
Address711 Capitol Way S., Suite 600
Olympia, WA 98504
Geo. Coordinates47.041975, -122.901474
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