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'Feels Like Home' touches on Southeast nostalgia


December 7, 2017

Tia Heywood's upbringing in Haines inspired the artwork for her upcoming show at the Sheldon Museum. Viewers are encouraged to touch and interact with her pieces. "I like art that brings the viewer in as a participant. It's more intimate, and often more memorable," she said.

Looking at the work of artist Tia Heywood, one could easily be fooled into thinking the pieces were plucked from a near-by shoreline or forest.

Though the subjects of Heywood's sculptural pieces may be familiar, the substance and sensations of her...

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