Saturday, January 15, 2011

A Walk in the Swamp 2011 Curated by Michael Young


A Walk in the Swamp, annual fiber exhibit by Contemporary Fiber Artists of Louisiana and Friends, curated by Michael Young. Inspired by the Gröbenzeller Quiltgruppe exhibit at International Quilt Festival 2009. All photos in this post courtesy of John Hartgerink. Click on the photos for a larger version. See Tumey'sTravels episode on WAFB TV video: http://www.wafb.com/Global/story.asp?S=13886238






Nancy Hinds - Tree as wallpaper

Nancy Hinds - Tree as wallpaper


Sharon Walton - Simply D-Vine

Sharon Walton - Simply D-Vine



Carol Goldsmith - Honey Locust

Carol Goldsmith - Honey Locust







Susan Broussard







Lisa Ducote - Secret of the Lacebark Elm

Lisa Ducote - Secret of the Lacebark Elm


Wendy L Starn - Acer Rubrum


Wendy L Starn - Acer Rubrum





Barbara Skinner - Ten/31 and Eleven/1-4


Barbara Skinner - Ten/31 and Eleven/1-4




Vicki Thompson - Tree Embellished

Vicki Thompson - Tree Embellished





Michael Young - Swamp Goddess

Michael Young - Swamp Goddess




Melanie Borne - Seasons of the Tallow

Melanie Borne - Seasons of the Tallow



Joyce Lafleur - Bald Cypress

Joyce Lafleur - Bald Cypress





Glenda Spikes - Tree #1






Lucy Landry - Red Swamp Maple


Lucy Landry - Red Swamp Maple




Jo Doherty




Glenda Spikes – Tree #2



Corinne Watts - Swamp Critters





Donna Martin - St. Barbara’s Lil Satsuma
Donna Martin - St. Barbara’s Lil Satsuma





Kathy Bourgeois - Captivated






Patty Gamburg - The Old Owl Told Me




Patty Gamburg - The Old Owl Told Me











Sally Gordon - Sweet Bay Magnolia






Mary Felder - Sunlight and Shadows

Mary Felder - Sunlight and Shadows







Mary Ingalls - Walking with the Creatures

Mary Ingalls - Walking with the Creatures



Kornelia Hambley - Swamp Tree

Kornelia Hambley - Swamp Tree




Rosemary Uchniat - Seven Buddhas

Rosemary Uchniat - Seven Buddhas


Barbara Lankford - Cypress Sapling

Barbara Lankford - Cypress Sapling



All photos in this post are copyright John Hartgerink and used with permission.
You can see John's wonderful nature photography on display at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center in Baton Rouge.

17 comments:

  1. This looks absolutely fabulous! Wish I could see it in person. Congratulations on a beautiful exhibit.

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  2. Fabulous exhibit in a GREAT space. When I first started looking I had 2 favorites . . . then it grew to about a dozen. Wish I was there. I'm sure in person it is soo much movement and light and texture and . . .

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  3. Suzanne Mouton RiggioJanuary 15, 2011 at 10:47 PM

    What wonderful statements about Louisiana. Yay!!

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  4. Wendy, what a great exhibit by CFAL! I have such happy memories of this dynamic group! Wish I could be with youall again.
    Martha Ginn
    (Hattiesburg, MS)

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  5. These are absolutely gorgeous. So much texture and array of techniques used to reach each artist's vision. I am sure that this exhibit will spark many peoples imagination!

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  6. Just wonderful art!!! For nearly the first time in 30+ years I'm sorry not to be in Thibodaux!!! May have to make the trip just for this show. (and to meet a new friend/Linda!!!)
    janice/Houston

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  7. Wow, what a great and extremely diverse display. Especially love the inclusion of rug hooking.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Sandra

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  8. OMG These are stunning! What a clever idea for an exhibit!

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  9. Beautiful work and wonderfully exhibited. Congratulations!

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  10. What an amazing exhibit. Thank you for sharing these wonderfully diverse pieces.

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  11. Unbelievable! I love them all!

    I so wanted to have a piece in this one, but life took over. Next year.

    glen parks

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  12. Wonderfull, thanks for shering the pictures .

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  13. Fantastic show, outstanding work. Wish I could see it in person , however you did a fantastic job with the photos.

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  14. These are stunning. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Congratulations on such a beautiful exhibit! Such a variety of techniques and materials.
    I recognized some of the names having taken a workshop with the talented fiber artists from Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. I would love to see the exhibit in person.

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  16. Fantastic exhibit! I am filled with admiration and joy at the wonderful pieces of swamp imagery. Good job to everyone. Wish I was home to see it in person.

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  17. What a wonderful, inspiring exhibit. I wish I could view in person. Congratulations to all the artists.

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