Wednesday, December 14, 2005


ginkgo yellows on front lawn; laden with plump nuts this season, yellow mums last late into the autumn

Monday, October 24, 2005

Koi ready for winter

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forcythia bush, autumn 05

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Saturday, September 24, 2005

Sunday, August 28, 2005

Alma Wallace Lesch database
Felted wall piece, Marilyn Rose Swan of Lexington, KY: 2005 Alma Wallace Lesch Memorial Award in textiles

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2005 Award winning textile artist: Marilyn Swan; detail, felted hanging.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2005

"Sallie", 1996, fabric portrait, Alma Lesch  Posted by Picasa
signature detail of "Sallie", 1996, Alma Lesch Posted by Picasa

Saturday, July 16, 2005

Friday, July 15, 2005

detail of a Kentucky State Fair banner entered in the 1960s by Alma Wallace Lesch Posted by Picasa

Thursday, May 05, 2005

fiber, humans using the natural interlocking of threads
...one of the core concepts of civilization...then along came politics and division in the world

http://www.kystatefair.org/competitions/winners/competitive_dept_results/finearts_crafts/Fine%20Arts%20and%20Crafts%20Fair%20Results%20for%20Web.html

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

"We face a human being when we approach an Alma Lesch portrait."
June 15, 1999 American Craft
Photo Gallery

Friday, April 29, 2005

Thursday, April 28, 2005

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville. KY Posted by Hello

Monday, March 14, 2005

March 14, 2005 snow and sunrise Posted by Hello

Monday, January 31, 2005

visitors new to this page are invited to read the comments by local residents and visitors to an exhibition of the fabric portraits and textile collages, embroidery work and wall hangings of Alma Wallace Lesch, who lived in Bullitt County, Kentucky...

the exhibition at the Ridgway Memorial Library ran from Sept 20 - Oct 16, 1982

a major retrospective of the artist's work is being planned for 2006 through the University of Louisville


links are provided within this blog to further your own research of the innovative textile artist known for her signature FABRIC COLLAGE PORTRAIT technique






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Thursday, January 27, 2005

sometimes they bloom in late February here Posted by Hello
bearded iris, April-May Posted by Hello
very common to the neighborhood, the wild violet, covering the lawn in early May... Posted by Hello
zebra grass in late spring Posted by Hello