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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

Past Exhibitions

Homegrown III

: Pittsburgh Area Artists on Plant Subjects

24 April – 15 September 1978

Twenty-one artists from the Pittsburgh area were featured in a special show at Hunt Institute. The juried show was united by the common theme, plants. The range of style and approach—from descriptive realism to fantastic—showed the artists' expression of individual temperament and outlook. A variety of media was exhibited: paintings, drawings, prints, wood and metal sculptures, ceramics, batiks and weavings. The Homegrown series of exhibitions was a triennial event that always featured local artists and had a botanical theme. The 30 works were produced by the following artists: Ron Bennett, Bruce Carter, Ginny DeForest, Poki Ditillo, Dona S. Groer, Henry Koerner, Jane Else Miller, Mary Edith Nemeth, Ursula Neubauer, Betty Phillips, Katie Morris Rebholz, Thomas J. Ruddy, Elizabeth Slaney, Gregory H. Smith, Anna Marie Sninsky, Helen B. Sysko, Barbara Volas, Mary E. Weidner, Barry Winsand, Teresa D. Wood and Eloise P. Zinner.

The preview reception was held on Sunday, 23 April 1978. A PDF of the invitation is available.

Promotional poster for Homegrown III: Pittsburgh Area Artists on Plant Subjects (1978).