Hemphill Branch Library

The Hemphill Branch Library has a large amount of Greensboro public art. Everything in this section is somewhere in the Hemphill Branch Library. Find some new books and enjoy exploring the art!

 

Propeller Whirligig

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Vollis Simpson was a self-taught artist.  In 1985 began creating whirligigs full-time when he retired from his machinery repair business.  His whirligigs can be seen in museums all over the country. Photos taken by Julie Knight and Action Greensboro.

 

Saturday Morning – Piazza Della Republica – Cortona

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Virginia Wright-Frierson is a painter and illustrator.  Some of her books include A Desert Scrapbook, A North American Rain Forest Scrapbook and An Island Scrapbook.  The scene depicts a typical Saturday morning in an Italian town. Photos taken by Lynn Donovan and Action Greensboro.

 

Alphabet Allergy

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This collaborative literary textile project by Elon University’s “Story Magic” class was led by Peg Gignoux and Susie Wilde. Photos taken by Julie Knight and Action Greensboro.

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