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


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
a few works-in-progress early 2002, buttonBASKET series Posted by Hello
weeping Katsura tree, from the Bernheim Forest members sale is established in the garden, east, before the daylily garden Posted by Hello

research FYI
later that same summer Posted by Hello
summer of 2003 Posted by Hello
fabric portrait by Alma Lesch in a Lexington, KY private collection Posted by Hello
folk art in Lexington Posted by Hello
front bay window, facing west Posted by Hello