Simply Elemental 2017: Garden Variety

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Simply Elemental is an outdoor multi-artist installation held annually at the beautiful Hahn Horticulture Garden located on the campus of Virginia Tech.

This year’s theme, Garden Variety, concerns itself with the diverse and the eclectic, the variety that grows in the common soil of southwestern Virginia. Thirty-five jury-selected works will be displayed throughout the garden.

Exhibition Dates: August 1 to September 30, 2017

Reception: September 1, 2017 4:30 to 7:00pm

Map showing locations of the pieces.

Individual art pieces have their own pages, please click below to see photos and details about the art:

1. Birch Log Path by Paula Golden

2. Flower by Charlie Brouwer

3. Natural Balance by Henry and Rhonda Whitehurst

4. Footprints in the Garden by Destiny, CHS

5. Gnome’s Homes Estates by Diane Relf, Sara Fortier, Dave Angle

6. Fungi by the Textile Artists of Virginia
(Melissa Barnhart, Tina Freudenberg, Gwen Goepel, Paula Golden, Judy Madigan, Laura Post, Kathy Sevebeck and Karin Tauber)

7. She Was So Shy and Dignified--Then Suddenly She Bloomed by Gerri Young and Mina Hejazi

8. My Forlorn by Noel Elias

9. GourdaPoleopolis by the NRV Gourd Society

10. The Dragonfly/Butterfly Effect by Rhonda Whitehurst

11. The Race of the Flying Carpet – Following Magic by Sarah Fortier, Paula Golden, Diane Relf and David Angle

12. Wine Bottle Mushrooms by Paula Golden & Diane Relf

13. Fairies’ Crystal Palace by Diane Relf, Sara Fortier and Dave Angle

14. Pennsylvania Dutch Quilt by Timothy Bell

15. Granny’s Closet by Diane Relf

16. Simply Irresistible! by Lauren Collver and Michael Collver

17. Wave by Milia Boroyevich, Darcy Meeker, Nikki Pynn

18. Mantis by Joe Kelley

19. The Myth of Boulder Birthing by Diane Relf, Dave Angle

20. Fins and Feathers by Driving Force collective (Linda Correll, Judy Lindberg, Jennifer Lovejoy, Shelley O’Connor, Anne Panella and Terry Warthen)


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