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Carved in Stone


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Collene Karcher practices a dying art - stone carving. Initially, she wanted to be a painter but decided to work in stone. She was 23 before she found a master stone carver and apprenticed under him. She has been carving for the past 17 years; her studio is near Sylva. She has exhibited in galleries in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Asheville, and has assisted with the restoration of the Texas, Ohio, and Michigan state capitol buildings.
Source:
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 6, Nov 2000, p28-30, 32-33, il  (Periodical website)
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4809
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