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Meet Featured Gallery Artists: Elizabeth Braun & Christa Lemons

Meet May's featured gallery artists Elizabeth Braun & Christa Lemons.

Two River House art teachers, Liz & Christa are professional artists living and working in West Virginia. Their joint show is entitled "Dream Weavers".

Come experience their work, meet the artists and learn more about their lives as professional artists!

more about Liz:

Elizabeth L. Braun began her training in stained glass at L’Ecole des Beaux Arts in Aix-en-Provence, France in 1981. In 1986 she founded Elizabeth’s Glassworks LLC, specializing in custom architectural glass. Using traditional and cutting edge techniques, Liz earned a position in the front ranks of commission artists. Her work is installed throughout the US and abroad.

In addition to architectural work, Liz specializes in warm glass methods including fusing, kiln forming, glass casting, and pate-de-verre. Most recently her work has won awards at The 15th Bi-annual Creative Craft Council Exhibition, the Fall Fine Arts Show in W.V., and Best in Show at the Spring Fine Arts Show, also in W.V. Liz's art work may be found at Tamarack, WV, Mountain City Traditional Arts in Frostburg,MD, the Hampshire County Co-op, Romney, WV, as well as select stores, and in private collections and galleries.

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more about Christa:

Christa Rayhill Lemons always had an interest in weaving in particular and even owned the Rachel Brown book on weaving that she had accidentally stumbled upon in the local library way back when. When she found out there was a whole world of Textiles she was delighted. She graduated from Indiana University Hope School of Fine Arts in December 2000 at the age of 40. In 2009 Christa found the Weaving A Life web site and met Susan Barret-Merrill. She aims to teach others about themselves and what they find important through the use of the Key forms of Weaving A Life. Christa has floor looms, table looms, Inkle looms, tapestry loom and even a Carol Leigh Triangle loom. As a teacher, Christa looks forward to helping people better understand what is most important to them so that they might live a more healthy and productive life.

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