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Celestine Wilson Hughes talks about becoming an artist – an artblog radio podcast

Celestine Wilson Hughes began to feel like a real artist about the time she got a band saw and started cutting wood in the backyard for painting projects.  Before that she considered herself a vendor of jewelry and hand-painted t-shirts.  Customers told her she was an artist and she began to adopt that mantle.  Wilson Hughes, who is self-taught, makes large totemic sculptures out of colored glass shards.  Her works are celebrations of community, the garden and especially of women’s undervalued inner strength and women’s bodies. Hughes just got a studio outside her house when she started a residency at ... More » »