Cultivating Place: The Imagination And Artistry Of The Garden Curator: Colleen Southwell

Jul 23, 2020

PHOTOS courtesy of Colleen Southwell, the Garden Curator. Image of Colleen in her studio by Madeline Young. All rights reserved.


In the throes of high summer, Cultivating Place continues to explore the fruits of the imaginative nature of the garden. We begin a two-part series on visual artists deriving their inspiration from the garden and its diverse life, and going from there.

 

Jennifer is joined this week by the Australian three-dimensional paper artist Colleen Southwell whose finely drawn, detailed, and designed compositions pull from the natural and the fantastical. Part herbarium or entomological specimen displays, part pure imagination, whimsy and fine, fine handwork. Listen in!

 

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