Sculpture in the Garden
Sculptures from regional artists installed in natural, picturesque setting
Now – April 2017
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Artist Name: Laurenn Prater Barker
Title of Piece: Joy
Media: bonded bronze with clay
Dimensions: 6'6"H x 2'6"W x 1'6"D
Retail Price: $1,500 + tax
Artist’s Statement: “Joy” was created when I was sculpting in Pietrasanta, Italy. She symbolizes the happiness of opening up each day to the joy of life.
Artist’s Bio: Laurenn is a graduate of SMU (Southern Methodist University), the Dallas Art Institute and the Institute for American Universities in southern France. She has studied and sculpted in Loveland, CO; Scottsdale, AZ; Montreal, Canada; Pietrasanta, Italy and the Loire Valley of France.
Primarily a figurative bronze sculptor, she has also completed abstract works on commission. She specializes in portraiture and limited editions. She has public pieces in California, New Mexico and Tennessee and pieces in private collections throughout the U.S. and in Sweden. She has been featured in publications nationally and she is listed in the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
Photos: Nick Ruddick