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Where Have All the Flowers Gone? Exhibit

March 2, 2023 - April 21, 2023

Emily Clare’s exhibition will call attention to native plants that are essential in our ecosystem, and under extraordinary pressure. The series will include abstract works of native, non native, and exotic invasive species.

Emily’s process includes transferring elements of plant life onto paper, and showing aspects of those elements that are easily missed when viewed in their natural habitats. Her monoprints are often enriched by drawing into them with ink, gouache or watercolor, and by adding cutouts and overlays. She chooses colors after intimate observation, and with respect for the natural world. The finished artwork is a monoprint, a collage, and/or mixed-media with sizes ranging from 5” x 7” to  24” X 30”.

Her intention is to cause people to protect native plant diversity, because our natural world faces existential threats from invasive plants, invasive animals, climate change, and pollution.

About the Welborn Gallery

The Welborn Gallery is located just outside the Willingham Theater in the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center and features a variety of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional works of art from local and regional artists alike. Prepare yourself to be transformed by the remarkable artwork featured here for every exhibit.

This project was done with the support of the Winston-Salem & Forsyth County Arts Council – AND – The North Carolina Arts Council.

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March 2, 2023
April 21, 2023
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Welborn Gallery
226 E. Main Street
Yadkinville, NC 27055 United States
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