Art in the time of COVID-19

Jewelry, paintings depict 2020 life in Southeast

 

November 19, 2020

Brian Varela / Petersburg Pilot

Artist Ashley Lohr next to her painting "Piecing Hope."

Like most people in town, Ashley Lohr's summer travel plans were cancelled this year. Instead, she hunkered down in her workshop and churned out handmade earrings and necklaces at a pace that made her feel like she was an artist in residency.

All 70 pieces of Lohr's jewelry, as well as six paintings, will be on display at the Clausen Memorial Museum until Nov. 28 in a solo exhibit titled, Equilibrium. The exhibit showcases how far she has progressed as an artist and jewelry maker in the past year.

"A lot of trial and error has been happening with my jewelry," said Lohr. "I homed in on my s...



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