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Meet artists inspired by the natural world! See how mosaic artist Jeffrey Bale creates elaborate, intricate designs from stones he gathers in the wild. Visit with painter Irene Hardwicke Olivieri who's inspiration comes from treasures found on morning walks. And watch how Francoise Weeks uses greenery to create dramatic fashion pieces.

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Pebble Mosaic Artist Jeffrey Bale

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 8 p.m.

Jeffrey Bale began traveling the world, finding inspiration in the stunning architecture of Europe and SE Asia. He returned home and began creating elaborate and intricate pebble mosaics from stone he gathers in the wild. Today his work is world renowned.

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Painter Irene Hardwicke Olivieri

OPB | April 14, 2016 8 p.m.

Irene Hardwicke Olivieri's home in the wilds of central Oregon inspires her painting.

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Floral Designer Fran├žoise Weeks

OPB | April 17, 2014 11:08 a.m.

Françoise Weeks creates unique fashion items using the most green material she can find.

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Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
   

Ronni Lacroute

Additional Support Provided By: The Jackson Foundation, The Roundhouse Foundation