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Art in the Open

Published November 4, 2016

Art in the Open: An event in Thomasville

Thursday, November 10th from 5-8 pm: Art opening and Yarn Bomb Public Walk

The exhibition will be held in a downtown storefront at 229 Jackson Street (next to Bacchus restaurant.)

Linda Hall’s soft sculpture class has assembled the exhibition, “Re-Imagining the Longleaf Pine Forest.” The exhibition is composed of textile art pieces based on experiences at the local ancient longleaf pine ecosystems, as well as other systems around the state. The exhibition is in conjunction with a trip to a virgin longleaf pine forest with ornithologist Jim Cox and a trip to see carnivorous plants with Dr. Tom Miller in the King biology building at FSU.

 

Participating arts:

Jessica Barthle, Alexis Beucler, Kristina Drespling

Cristina Echezarreta , Emily McCullers Kelly, Gisselle Perez,

Haley Sanders, Luisa Scheider, Elissa Shue, Taylor Stevens,

Olivia Tinnin, Madalyn Tucker, Madelene Wishart

 

“Re-Wilding,” an installation of works by Linda Hall will also be on display.

The exhibition will be open Friday 18th thru Sunday 20th from 10-2 and Friday 25th and Saturday 26th from 10-2 or by appointment. Call Darlene at (229)-221-1859 to make an appointment.

A yarn bomb named “Furry and Feathered” will feature textile art in the trees lining the downtown area inspired by animals in the natural world. “Furry and Feathered” features the work of FSU art students and community members.