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Olomana by Joy Ritchey
Olomana by Joy Ritchey

Olomana
Joy Ritchey
Hand-Dyed Paper Collage on Canvas
12 x 16
NFS

The view is of Mount Olomana from Maunawili Valley

Peony by Joy Ritchey
Peony by Joy Ritchey

Peony
Joy Ritchey
Hand-Dyed Paper Collage on Canvas
18 x 18
NFS

This composition was inspired from a visit to a peony farm outside of Bothell, Washington.

Alᾱla by Joy Ritchey
Alᾱla by Joy Ritchey

Alāla
Joy Ritchey
Hand-Dyed Paper Collage on Canvas
24 x 30
NFS

“Awakening,” a natural rock formation on the Mōkapu side of Ka’ōhao, used by fishermen to locate the best fishing grounds.

JOY RITCHEY

Joy is an artist/craftsman who has lived in Maunawili Valley, Oahu for over 40 years. She received a BS in Art Education from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania and has taught art classes in South Carolina and Illinois, as well as in Hawaii. She retired from the DOE having taught art at Olomana School at the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility (HYCF). She is married to a retired Marine Officer and they have four children and ten grandchildren. She is an avid kayaker and hiker.

In addition to working with collage created using hand dyed papers influenced by the natural beauty of Hawaii, she has worked extensively with acrylics, batik, and natural fibers and basketry.