Complimenting the Outer Space Series, the colors and textures of our world are irresistible to me.  In fact, they permeate all my work, making it difficult, sometimes, to divide it into different categories.  This group, perhaps, most clearly encompasses some of my views of Earth’s land and globe.  A Piece of Pennsylvania reflects my joy in the beauties of Chester County, our home of, now, some ten years.   Southern to the Core was inspired by my husband, Lindsay, who moved North with me from his birthplace, Richmond, Virginia.  (For my Eclipse Teapot, portraying the earth and sun in eclipse, please see the Outer Space Series.)

Grigsby Beadwork - Piece of Pennsylvania

Grigsby Beadwork - Piece of Pennsylvania (view 2)

A Piece of Pennsylvania

Design and beadwork by Leslie B. Grigsby

Wood carving, leafing and assembly assistance by Lindsay Grigsby

Glass beads, thread, Australian red morrel burl (base), pine, copper leaf

H.: 12 1/2″; L.: 10 1/2″; W.: 9 1/2″

Exhibited: Loan exhibition. Private Thoughts: Beadwork Sculpture by Leslie Grigsby for the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair, NYC (January 18 [preview] through 22, 2017).

Private collection, New York, NY

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Southern to the Core

Design and beadwork by Leslie B. Grigsby

Wood turning and assembly by Lindsay Grigsby

Glass beads, thread, wood

H.: 3 1/4″; Diam.: 3 7/8″

Exhibited: Loan exhibition. Private Thoughts: Beadwork Sculpture by Leslie Grigsby for the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair, NYC (January 18 [preview] through 22, 2017); 9th International Fiber Biennial (March 7, 2014 to April 26, 2014) at Snyderman Works Galleries, Philadelphia

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