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Patrick Dougherty

March 7, 2017 - March 24, 2017

Sculptor Patrick Dougherty was awarded the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art in 2011. He works with twigs and branches to create site-specific installations. Woven together and held in place by tension, Dougherty's sculptures have a whimsical quality, inspired by his childhood adventures exploring the woods of North Carolina. At the Gibbes, Dougherty will create a site-specific sculpture in the Museum's glass atrium, creating a visual connection between the interior gallery space and the lush outdoor garden.

The documentary Bending Sticks, will be screened at the Gibbes on Wednesday, March 1 at 6pm. The film is free with Museum admission. Learn more.

Watch a documentary of the making of Betwixt and Between at the Gibbes:

The Making of Betwixt and Between - A Patrick Dougherty Sculpture from GibbesArt on Vimeo.

<em>Close Ties</em>, 2006, by Patrick Dougherty; Scottish Basketmakers Circle, Dingwall, Scotland. Photo: Fin Macrae.

Close Ties, 2006, by Patrick Dougherty; Scottish Basketmakers Circle, Dingwall, Scotland. Photo: Fin Macrae.

<em>Summer Palace</em>, 2009, by Patrick Dougherty. Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Photo: Rob Cardillo

Summer Palace, 2009, by Patrick Dougherty. Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Photo: Rob Cardillo

<em>Sortie de Cave</em>, 2008, by Patrick Dougherty. Jardin des Arts, Chateaubourg, France. Photo: Charles Crie

Sortie de Cave, 2008, by Patrick Dougherty. Jardin des Arts, Chateaubourg, France. Photo: Charles Crie

<em>Call of the Wild</em>, 2002, by Patrick Dougherty. Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA. Photo: Duncan Price.

Call of the Wild, 2002, by Patrick Dougherty. Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA. Photo: Duncan Price.

<em>Ain't Misbehavin'</em>, 2010, by Patrick Dougherty; Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC. Photo: Zan Maddox.

Ain't Misbehavin', 2010, by Patrick Dougherty; Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC. Photo: Zan Maddox.

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Susan Klein

Susan Klein

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Katy Mixon

Katy Mixon

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Maria White

Maria White

Maria White is inspired by forms, textures and patterns that she finds in the natural world. Working primarily in porcelain, light is an integral part of her work.

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