the river's tales

By Julie Wagner
El Rito, New Mexico: Julie Wagner, 2011. One-of-a-Kind.

4 x 6" closed, extends to 48"; 8 folds. Accordion structure. Watercolor and ink Suminagashi paper. Painted boards with raised illustrated paper title label on front board and a raised illustrated signature-and date-label on back board.

Julie Wagner, Rio Grande Sun, interview 2013: "I like the puzzle of finding a form that will embody the idea I want to convey, e.g., an accordion book to reveal the path and flow of a river. ..."