This picturesque and historic tobacco barn is over 100 years old and, since 1952, has been owned by the Clewis family in Chadbourn, NC. It was used to cure and prepare tobacco until 25 years ago. Now it is a relic of a colorful past and way of life that is quickly disappearing. What a delightful time I had attempting to capture the amazing scene of another era! A big thank you to Mr. Clewis for allowing me to record a part of his family's history, along with sharing some stories about his childhood and the hard work he participated in to prepare and cure the tobacco leaves.
May 1-22, 2014... Two photos, "Winter's Dunes" and "Lazy Day at the Lily Pond" have been accepted into the 17th Annual Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild Juried Show at the Art Museum of Myrtle Beach, SC! I'm proud to announce that "Lazy Day at the Lily Pond" has won an honorable mention. I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to the esteemed Juror and Judge, Terry Jarrard-Dimond!
Terry Jarrard-Dimond of Clemson, SC, the show's Juror/Judge, is an award-winning Art Educator whose work is in collections of several important corporate offices and museums in the Mid-Atlantic region, and in major competitive exhibitions including FiberArt International 2013, Art Quilt Elements, Visions, Artist as Quiltmaker and...
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