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Eleanor Iorio renders landscapes in fiber

PRESERVED! Artist Interview Series Eleanor Iorio is this year’s Preserved! Youth Ambassador. She has grown up surrounded by art, and at 17 years old, she has spent much of her life experimenting in different mediums. Her focus is needle-felted fiber landscapes. [caption id="attachment_15953" align="alignright" width="237"] Eleanor Iorio[/caption] Iorio learned...

Cayla Tinney paints waypoints to memory

PRESERVED! Artist Interview Series Nature pervades most facets of Cayla Tinney’s life. She is a visual artist and an ecologist inspired by the rhythms, poetry and memory she sees in the landscape. Tinney grew up in Northern Michigan, where she said the “outside” was ever-present. [caption id="attachment_15928" align="alignright" width="339"]...

Teresa O’Brien finds healing in nature

PRESERVED! Artist Interview Series Teresa O’Brien grew up immersed in art and aesthetic. Her childhood home in St. Louis, Missouri, was filled with paintings done by her grandfather, an architect by profession and a watercolorist by passion.  “Creativity was part of what I lived and breathed,” O’Brien said. [caption...

Of Exploration and Observation

The following post is from Preserved! artist Thomas Hegewald. Learn more about the Preserved! program and purchase tickets to the gallery openings this fall here.  By Thomas Hegewald I had a plan this summer. Since becoming acquainted with The Highlands last summer, and thus the Land Conservancy...

Kathleen Kalinowski hones her craft

  PRESERVED! Artist Interview Series For painter Kathleen Kalinowski, creating “en plein air” came naturally. She’s been doing it since she was a young girl—before she even knew she was participating in a movement. “I’ve been working outside for many, many years,” Kalinowski said. [caption id="attachment_15733" align="alignright" width="477"] Kathleen...

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