PHOENIX ARTIST LARRY KORNEGAY PLANS EXHIBIT AT DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN OPENING SEPTEMBER 22July 19, 2017
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Phone: 480 481.8101
PHOENIX ARTIST LARRY KORNEGAY PLANS EXHIBIT AT DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN OPENING SEPTEMBER 22
Phoenix based designer and sculptor Larry Kornegay who creates sculpture, graphic artistry, sign painting and fine art painting, will have more than 20 pieces on display at Desert Botanical Garden beginning September 22 through January 7. Larry Kornegay/New Work highlights both two-dimensional and three-dimensional artwork inspired by the natural world.
Kornegay also created the Desert Botanical Garden donor wall, titled “Tending the Garden”, in 2009. The donor wall includes wooden slat seating; desert flower themed donor tiles and a dedicatory plaque embellished in its surface. The concrete canvas also incorporates the Desert Botanical Garden’s logo and guiding words from their mission statement.
WHEN: September 22- January 7, open during Garden hours
WHERE: Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
COST: Included with Membership or paid Garden Admission
Garden Admission Rates:
- Adult: $24.95
- Children: $12.95 (3-17)
- Garden members and children 2 years and younger are admitted free
INFO: For more information call 480 941.1225 or visit www.dbg.org.
About Larry Kornegay:
Larry Kornegay graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in fine art with an emphasis in drawing and painting. Early on in his career, he worked as a graphic artist and sign painter. He also designed and constructed theme park structures throughout Arizona and California. In 1986, he co-founded Studio Productions, Inc., a company specializing in the design and production of architectural signage and environments. As the company’s Design Director, Larry designed many landmark projects. In 1997, a return to his personal work led to the founding of Kornegay Design®, LLC. He continues to find inspiration in the symbiotic relationship between the creative exercise of designing site amenities for public space, working with other designers and making sculpture.
About Desert Botanical Garden:
A “Phoenix Point of Pride,” Desert Botanical Garden is one of only a few botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums. It is a privately funded, non-profit organization and depends on revenues from admissions and gift shop sales, as well as contributions from individuals and businesses to fund its programs of environmental education, plant conservation and research.