JOHN SIMON, Skagit Valley Wood Carver, Clyde Keller photo, 1980

$155.00



Northwest Folk ( February 1980)

"JOHN SIMON"
Wood Carver
Skagit Valley, Washington



16x20 Inch Archival Giclee Print, true archival print, 150+ years
Satin Paper, Pigmented Inks
Image Dimensions @ 12x18 Inches with white border
Signed/Titled and Dated by Clyde Keller
Presented in Archival Sleeve, Unframed
Shipped Flat, Insured with Tracking
PRICE: $280.00

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11x14 or 12x18 inch Fuji Crystal Archive photographic print(s)
Lustre Paper, fade resistant for over 20 years
Image dimensions @9x13.5 or 11x16.5 inches with white border
Signed/Titled and dated by Clyde Keller
Presented in archival sleeve, Unframed
Shipped Flat, Insured with Tracking
PRICE: $155.00 and $195.00

NOTE: The printed copyright information appearing on the web display print, is removed for your purchase print.

My vintage documentary arts image captures Skagit Valley Artist, John Simon carving a wood sculpture. At the time I met him, John liked to work in wood and stone. This portrait was made as he was found, working by his barn. John is known regionally and currently exhibits "local scenes, abundant nature and interiors in oils." He was included in the Arts Alive International Arts Exhibition and Local Open Show held in November 2006 at the Maple Center Hall in LaConner, Washington. My photograph was published in photographic essay, "Skagit Sring" which appeared in the Sunday May 18th issue of the Seattle Post Intelligencer, PI Northwest Magazine.

I made this image made utilizing a Nikon F2 film camera. The detail is enhanced by my use of an ultra sharp 180mm telephoto Nikkor lens. The original negatives have been kept in dark storage and are in pristine condition.


"John Simon" Copyright © 1980 Clyde Keller


ABOUT CLYDE KELLER:

Hi, I'm a photographer and artist selling my fine art prints at clydekellerphoto.etsy.com.

My work is sold as Fine Art Giclee (inkjet) prints or fade resistant Fuji Crystal Archive (photographic) prints.

Clyde is known internationally for his historic photographs of Robert F. Kennedy. His RFK images are featured in Rory Kennedy's documentary film, "ETHEL" which debuted at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights has recently acquired key images from Clyde's RFK portfolios for their collection. Historic photos of author Ken Kesey, William Burroughs and actor Bill Murray are featured in Mark Christensen's book Acid Christ. Clyde's portrait of actor/director Warren Beatty is the cover photo for Peter Biskind's, Star. Several vintage documentary images appear in a new NFL films project, entitled, "Fearsome Foursome" as well as Dan Forrer's upcoming HBO documentary film centering on the birth of Hip Hop music. The Seattle Museum of History and Science now features his vintage Seattle skyline panoramas. His regional portraits of surviving pioneer families (and characters) appear in several new books, periodicals and webzines, including Ken Bilderback's, Creek with No Name, a new soft cover about the history of Cherry Grove, Oregon.

Clyde is the grandson of Clyde Leon Keller, (1872-1962) an important Oregon-based Plein-Air Impressionist Painter. His portfolios can be viewed at www.clydekeller.com.

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