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"Rooted - A Sense of Place" By CB Ford at the Visitor Center Gallery

On exhibit August 2 - 30, 2014. *  The opening reception is August 3 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - in the Visitors Center Gallery. * To you from CB Ford:  "My love for art was apparent at a very early age. I love the process of problem solving that evolves within a painting. My daily inspiration comes from the interplay of light and shadows, textures, and the unique “sense of place” that I experience as a native Southerner. In the hurried pace of life, painting allows... Read More
Posted by Stephanie Cosby at Thursday, July 24, 2014

"A Sculpture Garden was born today!"

       Those were the words of our fabulous Memphis Garden Club volunteer Ruthie Bowlin, who has worked with us over the past year to turn a collective vision into reality. Under Ruthie's enthusiastic and steadfast leadership, we have pulled together a major renovation of the Sculpture Garden, which will include the sculptures you see here and at least three more installations over the coming weeks. Yesterday, artist Jim Buchman was on hand to personally oversee... Read More
Posted by Mary Helen Butler at Thursday, July 24, 2014

"Arrangements" by Amy Hartelust Fratelli's Cafe Gallery

On exhibit in Fratelli’s Cafe Gallery from August 3 - August 30  *  Please stop in and have a look even if you aren't dining! All of Amy’s paintings are a piece of eye candy—sweet and colorful. Even after the immediate blast of pleasure from seeing a bright and pretty object something about this work begs me to keep looking. Perhaps it’s that they are simple yet complex, both flat and 3-dimensional at this possible? I can feel the consideration that has gone... Read More
Posted by Stephanie Cosby at Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Contemplation by M. Christine Best Visitor Center Gallery

Contemplation by M. Christine Best is the show on exhibit in the Visitor Center Gallery this month of July, 2014.  The reception on July 17th  5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  While viewing Christine's show the first thing I noticed is how varied each piece is from the other. This shows me an artist that loves to experiment with various styles and mediums in the studio. Yet, clearly a contemplation on nature is the main theme running through it all. Here is a sampling of what... Read More
Posted by Stephanie Cosby at Thursday, July 10, 2014

Endangered Existence By Taylor Mitchell at Fratelli's Cafe Gallery

        "Panthera Onca"  Endangered Existence is the current Fratelli's Cafe Gallery art exhibit for the month of July, made by Memphis Botanic Garden's own Taylor Mitchell, who works with the Education Department. This conservation photography is about Taylor's passion for endangered animals. Conservation photography is made specifically to bring awareness to plight of certain subject matter. It's a form of documentary photography, yet in... Read More
Posted by Stephanie Cosby at Wednesday, July 9, 2014


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