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Bea Nettles
Date: American photographer, born 1946
Biography: Bea Nettles is best known for her use of the Kwik print technique in which a plastic reception sheet is coated with light sensitive dyes and exposed. The artist taught photography and artist book making at Rochester Institute of Technology from 1970–1984 and at the University of Illinois, where she is Professor Emerita, from 1984–2008. Nettles' photographs are included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, and the Beinecke Library at Yale University, among others. In addition to her numerous artist books, she is the author of Breaking the Rules: A Photo Media Cookbook published in 1992.