To Change - Rick Bartow (NEW)
To Change
About the Work

From the Artist

Drawing courses from inside my head, down my arm, to my hand....

The marks become little dictators. They demand my attention and, sometimes, even my blood as fingers crack and bleed.

Still I believe in the power of drawing as medicine.

In my life I have used this medicine to overcome many obstacles--alcohol, drugs, cigarettes...

I draw because I have no choice: it is my blessing, it is my curse.
—From https://froelickgallery.com/usr/library/documents/main/26/2001_bartow_drawing_as.pdf, accessed 6-2-2021

About the Artist

Rick Bartow was a Native American sculptor, painter, and printmaker born in Newport, OR. He was a member of the Mad River Band of Wiyot Indians, a small tribe indigenous to Humboldt County, CA. Bartow earned a BA in art education from Western Oreg...

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To Change

Rick Bartow

Nationality
American
Heritage
Native American
Medium

Offset Lithograph

Date

June 29 1989

Dimensions

22" x 30"

Edition Size

40 prints in this edition

Printer

Robert "Bob" Franklin

Provenance:

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

Location

Philadelphia, PA