Louise Napier with some of the artworks in her exhibit at Wingate called "Fabric to Fashion," at the Batte Center's C. Douglas Helms Gallery. The exhibit is a compilation of watercolor paintings, and children's clothing made of fabrics created by printing her original paintings on cloth. Napier is the chair of Wingate University's art department, and has been a professor for almost 50 years. She will retire this May. The exhibit runs through April 14.
Louise Napier with some of the artworks in her exhibit at Wingate called "Fabric to Fashion," at the Batte Center's C. Douglas Helms Gallery. The exhibit is a compilation of watercolor paintings, and children's clothing made of fabrics created by printing her original paintings on cloth. Napier is the chair of Wingate University's art department, and has been a professor for almost 50 years. She will retire this May. The exhibit runs through April 14. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
Louise Napier with some of the artworks in her exhibit at Wingate called "Fabric to Fashion," at the Batte Center's C. Douglas Helms Gallery. The exhibit is a compilation of watercolor paintings, and children's clothing made of fabrics created by printing her original paintings on cloth. Napier is the chair of Wingate University's art department, and has been a professor for almost 50 years. She will retire this May. The exhibit runs through April 14. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

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