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 Grass Men, Living Costume, Grass, Soil Substrate, Fabric,  2013

Grass Men, Living Costume, Grass, Soil Substrate, Fabric,  2013

Jenny Zeller, the Visual Art Coordinator at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest was our guest this week, and she will introduced us to Ashley Peevor, who is in the middle of a Residency at Bernheim. We talked about CONNECT at Bernheim, which takes place August 18. Join us each Thursday at 10:00am on WXOX 97.1 FM/Artxfm.com.

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Jenny Zeller was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky and earned an Arts Administration degree from University of Kentucky in 1995.

Jenny is currently working with the Louisville Photo Biennial, helping to bring arts education to underserved communities in the Louisville Metro area. In 2017 she was awarded an Artist Professional Development Grant from the Great Meadows Foundation and a Regional Artist in Residence at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

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In July 2017, Jenny stepped into the role of Visual Arts Coordinator at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

Ashley Peevor, a qualified fashion designer who studied fine art at Arts University Bournemouth. In recent years, his costumes have been showcased at festivals and venues across the UK, including the artist-led Bristol Biennial in 2014. He is perhaps best known for the creation of his living costumes, fondly referred to as "Grass men". Part-sculpture and part-performance, Grass men is a body of work that involves carefully crafted living costumes made from grass, flowers, and other flora.

 

Bernheim received a Regional Imagine Greater Louisville (IGL) 2020 grant for the Seeds of CONNECTion! Project.

The show begins approximately 4 minutes into the recording.