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Rita Vanderventer 

Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Bayfield, WI

Rita Vanderventer is a multi-disciplinary artist from Bayfield and a member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. She is a painter, beadworker, basketmaker, and birchbark artist.  

Vanderventer visualizes the striking drama of the natural environment. Craggy cliffs and sea caves take on a haunting and surreal quality. Vanderventer’s need to create and the endless sources of inspiration in the area drive her to continue to practice her art. She creates because she must.

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