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Asheville Made • Higby

Asheville Made • Higby

Asheville Made • Higby Writing by Lauren Stepp • Photography by Karen Strickland   I’m pleased to be included in the April 2018 issue of Asheville Made; a bi-monthly magazine that features fifteen local makers. Asheville Made • Higby Growing up in the 1950s, Kristy Higby witnessed Brown v. Board of Education overturn Plessy v. Ferguson. […]

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New Work/Exhibit Higby

New Work/Exhibit Higby

New Work/Exhibit Higby Person’s of Privilege One hope of people living life creating art is that your most recent work is your best work to-date. It’s a never-ending evolution of clarity. One body of work informs the next. I am in that place at age 66 and understand that everything I have created to date […]

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New Work • New Medium • Small Metals

New Work • New Medium • Small Metals

New Work • New Medium • Small Metals Start where you are. I recently decided to take a break from making documentaries. I’m returning to the studio to continue work I started with artists’ books before I was so rudely interrupted by a new passion:) I miss working with tools and materials … and listening […]

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Mountain Tea Studios Exhibits Art Mansfield Art Center Ohio

Mountain Tea Studios Exhibits Art Mansfield Art Center Ohio

Mountain Tea Studios Exhibits Art Mansfield Art Center Ohio September 30 – October 29   We just returned from the opening where we learned that the art spirit is alive and well in Mansfield, Ohio! .   The talented and capable hands of George Whitten along with Timothy Gorka guide the Mansfield Art Center. We […]

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Photo Restoration

Photo Restoration • Mending the Past •   Our relatively recent commitment to become full-time artists comes with the mindset to trust we will make interesting and relative work. That trust also assumes that new and challenging commissions will come our way. It certainly has with this project. Working on this new Photo Restoration project […]

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Mending Family Albums

Mending Family Albums

Mending Family Albums •A Minute Part of Reality• ‘The photograph itself doesn’t interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality.’ Henri Cartier-Bresson         I recently finished a commission to reconstruct a deteriorating family photo album/scrapbook. The earliest photo was dated 1936. The photographs were well preserved considering their […]

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Commemorative Gift

Commemorative Gift

Commemorative Gift Personal and Memorable Book of Letters   I recently completed a commission to design a commemorative gift for the Head of School at Mercersburg Academy, Doug Hale. Mark and I served under Doug for 16 of our 23 years at Mercersburg, and it was an honor to be asked to participate in his […]

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Artistic Alliances Exhibition

Creative Couples Exhibition

Creative Couples Exhibition Columbia College, Columbia, SC Mark and I are honored to be part of this unique exhibition. We will join 11 other creative couples. Columbia College’s O’Keeffe Centennial Exhibition “Creative Couples of South Carolina” Goodall Gallery | February 14 – March 27, 2016 Reception: Friday, February 26th, 5:30-7:00 pm Article in The State […]

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