Beta II Chapter of the American Gourd Society
Louisiana Gourd Society
The purpose of the Louisiana Gourd Society shall be to educate, promote, and encourage the growing, culture, use, history, art and/or craftsmanship of gourds to our membership and the general public.
Check out our Gourd Patches. Some are meeting monthly. We visit and work on a gourd project.
If you would like to be on our mailing list please send an email to lgs@kreativegourds. Let us know you would like to be on our mailing list.
by Glenda Tooke
of H0mer, Louisiana
by Susan Pelezo
of Shreveport, Louisiana
American White Water Lily
by Margaret Brinkhaus
of Sunset, Louisiana
Early Blue Violet/Wood Violet
by Karen Willingham
of Lafayette, Louisiana
by Shelia Guidry
of Corpus Christi, Texas
by Mary Martinez
of Zwolle, Louisiana
by Peggy Allen
of Homer, Louisiana
What: Louisiana Gourd Society Exhibit
When: October and November, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday-Sunday
Where: NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, 1510 Courtableau Road (La 93E), Arnaudville, LA 70512
Opening Reception: 3-5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4
Contact: Karen Willingham, 337-280-6500
A Louisiana Gourd Society exhibit of unique gourd art takes place throughout October and November at NUNU Arts and Culture Collective in Arnaudville. The public is invited to a 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, Opening Reception.
Louisiana Gourd Society members exhibiting are: Margaret Brinkhaus, Kate Bangle, Shelia Guidry, Mary Martinez, Sonia Matthews, and Karen Willingham. Gourds on display incorporate a wide range of techniques from acrylic painting, relief carving, teneriffe weaving, pine needle coiling and pyrography. This show will be a mixed media gourd delight and opportunity to both view and purchase your own one-of-a-kind object!