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Leaving My Day Job

Leaving My Day Job

Leaving My Day Job   Last Thursday, I said goodbye to my teaching career after 41 years. Many years ago I learned to be a teacher at summer camp. I was a camp counselor for six years from 1972 to 1976 (and a camper for at least seven years before that). It is where I […]

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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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Packing

Upcoming Art Exhibitions Fall 2017 from Ohio to five venues in the Southeast

Upcoming Art Exhibitions Fall 2017 from Ohio to five venues in the Southeast       2017 is proving to be the busiest Fall I have ever had. My work is involved in six exhibitions! I have gone from art-maker to logistics manager. The biggest show is at the Mansfield Art Center in Mansfield, Ohio […]

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Family History Restored

Family History Restored

Family History Restored One family scrapbook lovingly recorded by a dedicated family member and preserved by another. . The photographs always survive. . . It was a privilege to repair and preserve this beautiful album made in 1908. Much of the physical book was disintegrating but repairable. One particular challenge was the spine. It was […]

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Acrylic Artist Magazine Article

Acrylic Artist Magazine Article

Acrylic Artist Magazine Article Mark Flowers Artwork  Spring 2017 issue. . A sincere thank you to the artist, Phil Garrett, for recommending my work to Acrylic Artist Magazine, the Managing Editor, Jennifer Smith, for extending the opportunity, and the writer, Zach Hatfield, for knowing which of my ramblings to leave out while making the rest […]

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New Art on Gift List?

New Art on Gift List?

New Art on Gift List? Standing Still and Changing + Art . You can’t step twice into the same river because of constant change in you and the river, but if you stand in one spot you can see some changes happen over time. Here is a one-minute compilation of images taken from the same […]

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Flowers Exhibits New Work

Flowers Exhibits New Work

  Artist/Gallery Relationships Flowers Exhibits New Work  if ART Gallery Washing the Dust – Preview the Work October 28 – November 19, 2016, • Columbia, SC . . “Successful artist/gallery relationships are built on trust, knowledge, cooperation and understanding.” A recent visit from Wim Roefs, Gallery Owner, if ART Gallery, was a day to put […]

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