Extraordinary art and garden

Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier (06.25.2015)

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Visual artists have often told me a drawback to working solo in a studio is that they miss being with people. So a causal fair like “Art in the Garden,” which encourages patrons to stop by artists’ booths and ask about their work, stands out.

Capturing that vibe, and its difference from larger art fairs, is at the center of this story along with the garden and its owner. The grounds and home in Battle Ground, Indiana, have been passed from artist to artist, and the details, sculptures and plants on the property tell that story.

Ultimately, I knew encapsulating that would grab the spirit of this popular event.