Author Archives: Jenny Ellerbe

About Jenny Ellerbe

I am a photographer living, and working, in northeastern Louisiana.

Shared Earth Installation

As promised, I’m finally getting around to posting some photographs of the current exhibit at the Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana.  There are thirty prints in the show on two floors of the museum.  Each print was created … Continue reading

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Shared Earth at the Masur Museum

Another milestone for this project … an upcoming exhibit at the Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana.  My wish is that all of you can see it while it is up.  It is your exhibit, too.  I will share … Continue reading

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The Doers

I am working on a Poverty Point project today and was thinking about their building such monumental earthworks.  And their coming up with such a visionary idea and seeing it through.  And how we remember and celebrate their efforts … … Continue reading

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A Look Back … and Forward

On this, the last day of 2013, I am pausing to reflect on my Shared Earth project, what has been accomplished and what the future may hold.  Over this past year two handmade books were created … one of the mounds … Continue reading

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Shared Earth Exhibit

It’s been months since I have posted to this blog but I finally have something newsworthy to add.  I will be showing work from this project for the first time at Joli Livaudais’ gallery in Monroe during the December Art Crawl. … Continue reading

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The Ancient City of Poverty Point

I have just completed the second handmade book in the 3-book series from this project!  It is a softcover book about the late (late archaic anyway), great city of Poverty Point.  It has taken WAY longer than I expected due … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Rainy Afternoon

I am winding down the photography part of this project.  I’m not stopping altogether but I have enough photos for my handmade books, for an exhibit, for me to study and contemplate what to do next.  There are still sites … Continue reading

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Black Walnut Stew

Yesterday I sat outside on a nice, sunny 70 degree afternoon and shelled a large tub of rotten black walnuts that had been soaking in water overnight.  Beneath the shells were hundreds, thousands of ants. These aren’t ordinary walnuts – … Continue reading

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groundwork

I knew when I embarked on this project that I wanted to make a handmade book from some of the images, one day, when I could put the camera down for a while and concentrate on it.  And that’s what … Continue reading

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Poverty Point World Heritage Site Nomination

I received my gorgeous copy of Poverty Point’s nomination to become a World Heritage site this week.  It is an amazing book. Chocked full of up-to-date information, graphs, pictures and tables, it is everything you have ever wanted to know about Poverty … Continue reading

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