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Joanne Rijmes

Joanne Rijmes

Honored August, 1997

Joanne Rijmes

Joanne Rijmes has photographs in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Her work has appeared in publications across America. She lives in Dulce, New Mexico. Her photography for this book spans the first ten years of the Living Treasures program. Joanne received her MA in photography from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Article by Jodi Garber
Taken from New Mexican, 8/23/97

Rijmes, a picture-perfect addition to Living Treasures

Joanne Rijmes remembers wondering about the pungent chemical smell of her mother's darkroom when she was two years old. Some 58 years later, Rijmes is being named a Living Treasure for her work as a photographer.