BARBARA EATON


The song “whistle While You Work takes on new meaning with my current passion, Clay-tunes. I form animals , birds, fish or ” whatever tickles my fancy” into hollow whistles, then add more holes, tweet the opening just “so” until they play up to eight sounds depending on the piece.  Since I also play the piano, I find great joy in combining sound with form. Each piece is hand carved from red clay with no molds used, glazed and fired in my home kiln.  I currently have my work represented at the ATHunn gallery in Savannah Georgia, the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi, MS, the Red Fox gallery in Brevard NC, and the Caron Gallery in Tupelo, MS. I have shown my Clay-tunes in several festivals in MS, TN, and TX including the beloved Gumtree Art Festival, the Edom Art Festival, and the Cooper-Young Festival. My whistles have also been represented at the Copper Fox Gallery in Leiper’s Fork, TN, the Alley Cats Gallery, Memphis TN, and Main Attraction, Tupelo MS.

I received my BA in Art Education and MA in Art Education from the University of MS. I am also National Board Certified and taught art in the public schools throughout Northeast MS for 30.5 years. I currently reside in Tupelo, MS.

 

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CARON GALLERY TUPELO


HOURS:
Mon.–Fri. 10AM–5PM
Sat. 10AM–3PM

PHONE:
(662) 205-0351

ADDRESS:
126 W Main St.
Tupelo, MS 38801

EMAIL:
tupelo@carongallery.com

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HOURS:
Mon.–Fri. 10AM–5PM
Sat. 10AM–5PM

PHONE:
(601) 342-5129

ADDRESS:
407 Short 7th Ave.
Laurel, MS 39440

EMAIL:
laurel@carongallery.com

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