Rita Corbin

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Rita Corbin
Born(1930-05-21)May 21, 1930
DiedNovember 17, 2011(2011-11-17) (aged 81)
Cause of deathAutomobile Accident
OccupationGraphic Artist
Spouse(s)Martin Joseph Corbin

Rita Corbin (1930–2011) was a Catholic Worker and artist. Her prints have been used in religious publications, such as the newspaper The Catholic Worker and Commonweal, as well as in publications by peace organizations such as the War Resisters League. She is known for her painting on the wall of the Catholic Worker farm in Tivoli.[1][2]

In 2011 Corbin died of injuries from an automobile accident.[3]

Illustrated Books[edit]

  • Ramshaw, Gail (April 1995). A Metaphorical God: An Abecedary of Images for God. Rita Corbin (Illustrator). ISBN 978-1-56854-071-9.
  • Bay, Christian; Walker, Charles C. (1975). Civil disobedience: theory and practice. Black Rose Books. E18. cover illustration by Rita Corbin. Montreal. ISBN 978-0-919618-56-5. OCLC 2525869.


  1. ^ Day, Dorothy (March 1966). "On Pilgrimage - March 1966". Catholic Worker. (Dorothy Day Library on the Web at http://www.catholicworker.org/dorothyday/). Retrieved 20 December 2009. External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ Vogel, Matt (May 2008). "An Artist for All Seasons". Catholic Worker.
  3. ^ "Catholic Worker artist Rita Corbin dies". National Catholic Reporter. November 18, 2011. Retrieved November 18, 2011.