Nancy Hooten

Nancy Hooten of Savannah, Georgia was an art teacher and college administrator for more than thirty years before to becoming a full-time artist in 1997. Embroidering with seed beads her work often takes a 3-dimensional quality, coming off the flat surface usually associated with embroidery. I saw her work for the first time at the Jepson Center for the Arts in 2007 and it is amazing. I was very surprised by the dimension of pieces, consistently more sculptural than flat. The work also has a wonderful narrative quality with a bit of humor and irony thrown in.

Wise as a Serpent

Tuna Fish for Sunday Dinner

WOW!! all seed beads!!


~ by karinrebekah on October 14, 2008.

2 Responses to “Nancy Hooten”

  1. I wish there was a close up! Really well done!

  2. Nancy, I used to teach with you in Savannah from 67 –70 at Mercer Jr. High. Anita sparks Bremseth Bryan

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