Six local artists included in Institute of Texan Cultures exhibit "Folklife in the Piney Woods of Texas"
by JOYCE WEEKLY, Marshall Regional Arts Council
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Please see the following link. We should be very proud Six local Artists were included in The Institute of Texan Cultures Exhibit "Folklife in the Piney Woods of Texas"(The Institute of Texan Cultures San Antonio in association with the Smithsonian Institution). Our artists  made up almost one fourth of the selected exhibitors coming from three of the thirty three East Texas counties that were eligible.

Three of the ten Featured Artist are from Harrison County. (JoAnne Imhoff, Jan Graner, and Kay Clements)
Another three of Seventeen video images exhibited were from Panola, Marion and Harrison Counties. Hats off to the these talented Artists.

Featured in the exhibit:

(* indicates object(s) will also be on display)
Floor Cloth Painter, Harrison County
Kay Clement (b. Marshall, TX)
* Fused Glass Artist, Harrison County
Jan Graner (b. Albuquerque, NM)
* Potter, Gregg County
Nathadis Lucas (b. Kilgore, TX)
Spinner and Weaver, Smith County
Midge Jackson (b. Texas City, TX)
* Wood Carver, Gregg County
Yvette Jirka (b. Lone Star, TX)
* Gourd Carver, Nacogdoches County
Cindy Grayson (b. Lashgar Gah, Afghanistan)
Quilter, Houston & Montgomery Counties
Novis Hitt & Cynthia Jones (b. Loop & Houston, TX)
Basket Maker, Harrison County
JoAnne Imhof, (b. Marshall, TX)
* Prison Crafters, Walker County
Texas State Penitentiary, Hunstville Unit
* Instrument Maker, Musician, Nacogdoches County
Steve Hartz (b. Keyser, WV)

Seven of the seventeen
Video, images only (subject change):
Canning, Houston County
Larry & Sarah Bruce
Leather Worker, Anderson County
Nelson Kennedy
Wood Turner, Smith County
Tom Criswell
Hat Maker, Gregg County
Mike Helms
Gourd Carver, Harrison County
Clarissa Spence
Chainsaw Carver, Panola County
Rick Kuper
Blacksmith, Polk County
Tom Lundquist
Instrument Maker, Polk County
Glen Noble
Quilter, Polk County
Jeanie Noble
Basket Weaver, Montgomery County
Mary Brown
Wooden Spoon Maker, Rusk County
Leonard Miller
Quilter, Gregg County
Lien Ege
Wood Carver, Marion County
Terry Ward
Wood Carver, Gregg County
Rusty Lee
Wood Carver, Gregg County
James Tramell
Hand Crafts, Angelina County
Dominican Nuns, Monastery of the Infant Jesus
Quilter, Houston County
Drue Cochran
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