Memory Park

Tryon, North Carolina Umbrella Race Walking to Town Lake Geneva-dark Circle of Friends Snowfall Santander, Spain Lake Michigan

These mysterious images use original photographs taken during Ratcliff’s childhood in Michigan and when she attended school in Europe in the 1950s. One new technique she explored in this series was expansion of the images beyond their actual edges to explore their abstract potential. Using graphite and prismacolor she created a variety of visually rhythmic compositions.

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