RiTUAL. A ceremonial act ~ Rites used in the course of worship ~ The performance of ceremonial acts ~ The prescribed form of conducting the ceremony ~ A method of procedure that is followed without variation ~ performance with gestures, words, and objects, often in a sequestered place.

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Penelope Tsaltas Lisk

I am a life-long artist, painter and printmaker, from the western suburbs of Philadelphia. I made my first Artist's Book at the age of five. Books carry an intellectual gravitas despite being a common commodity; nothing carries quite the same respect as being published.  For me, creating a microcosmic exhibition, as intimate as a hand held object and as concrete as the written form married with imagery, appeals as a challenge of commitment to my thoughts and to their exposure to an individual reader. 

This is my second tim eparticipating in RiTUAL.   This group of books speak to emotion and the sensations of silence and loss.  From "Lost" a clear reference to being without, to the silence of twilight, and ending with "Slits" a structural reference to parts seen and unseen, produced with cut paper adn woven material. 


"Dissemblance" cover, 8 page book of  digital drawings
Inside pages of "Dissemblance"  8 page book of  digital drawings
editions in show: 

Also by this artist in Ritual 2019

BABIES cover, 8 page book of  digital drawings Inside pages BABIES  8 page book of  digital drawings
Babies    Free      
Digital line drawings of  emotionally charged faces Inside pages NO  8 page book of  digital line drawings of expressive faces
NO    Free      

In RiTUAL 2017

Cover of silkscreen monotype book
Evening in the City    $20      
A digital one page book about loss. some interior pages
Lost    $20      
 A book about what is hidden and what is seen in cut paper and weaving interior pages of SLITS
SLITS    $20