Camellia Backsplash

Submitted by Carol A. Fleming

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Client: Neil Johnson

Location: Shreveport, LA, United States

Completion date: 2015

Artwork budget: $1,000

Project Team

Client

Carol Fleming

Studio Terra Nova

Client

Larry and Margo Williams

Overview

In 1922, My grandfather built the house in Shreveport LA, and planted Camellia bushes. Later his son lived there, and cultivated and showed the Camellia flowers. Now third generation son is living there. The kitchen was totally remodeled in 2015, as well as when second generation moved in 1975. This son, Neil, is a professional photographer and won prizes with his photos of the famous Camellia. His wife is a professional chef, who has a line of coffee beans called what else? “Camellia!”

Goals

White Kitchen, White glazed. Good scale. Second kitchen is in Maine...artist was to make Tidal Pool images of ocean floor in coastal tidal pools. Installed September 2017.

Process

Honored to be a part of family heritage. Second family home that was totally remodeled, in town of South Freeport, ME. Artwork glaze colors matches the granite counter-top colors and more.

Additional Information

Easy to clean, not hard to ship or have art driver personally deliver. Contractor must install it tight.