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Art Installations:

NORDSTROM,
2016-2020

 

Permanent Store Closure due to COVID, August 2020

It’s upending news that Nordstrom, Santa Barbara, will not re-open in August, 2020.

I’m sure their presence, which has provided elegant merchandise and superior customer service since 1990, will be greatly missed in the community. 
 

I will be ever grateful for the exceptionally unique opportunity to have collaborated with Nordstrom, SB, on bespoke public art installations in the store for the past several years.
 

I will miss my exciting creative times there, the terrific people who interacted with my art, and those who worked there who made it the wonderful store it was.

Artist -in -Residence

WITH NORDSTROM, SANTA BARBARA

POP-UP INSTALLATIONS

 

 

 

"Nordstrom Department Store, in Plaza Del Oro, Santa Barbara, collaborates with artist Lenore Tolegian Hughes on THE ART OF BEAUTY to stimulate the senses used to experience beauty, fragrance, and the imagination; and SURPRISE POP-UP-INSTALLATIONS to offer unexpected art experiences and events for the enjoyment of the Santa Barbara community.

Ms. Hughes is a professional fine artist known for her watercolors, paper weaving collages, and installations. In her work she interprets the world around her by making art out of everyday packaging materials, product wrappers, and familiar images and symbols in advertising. She reconstructs the familiar in hopes of exposing a new reality, and invites viewers to take a second look.

In this collaboration with Nordstrom, Hughes incorporates her prize-winning and unique flower arrangements with her collage installations inspired by the colors, scents, textures and sights of the Nordstrom experience.

When asked about her unique flower arranging skills, she says, 'I like thinking out of the vase.'"

October 2016
November 2016
December 2016
January 2017
February 2017
April 1, 2017
April-May 2017
Oct 16

OCTOBER, 2016

"The Art of Beauty" October 16-22, 2016

Flora Botanica Purse
Flora Botanica Purse

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Persephone in Summer
Persephone in Summer

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Autumn Forest Floor
Autumn Forest Floor

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Flora Botanica Purse
Flora Botanica Purse

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Nov 16

NOVEMBER, 2016

"Dreams Come True" November 14-22, 2016

Dec 16

DECEMBER, 2016

"Enchanted Winter Forest" December 11-31, 2016

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JANUARY, 2017

"Live Out Loud"

Jan 17
Feb 17

FEBRUARY, 2017

"Heart Felt" January 29-February 15, 2017

"Heart of Gold"
"Heart of Gold"

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"Heart Felt"
"Heart Felt"

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"Heart of Gold"
"Heart of Gold"

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April 1, 17

APRIL 1, 2017

"April Fools"

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IMG_0241
IMG_0241

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Apr-May 17

APRIL - MAY, 2017

"Portraits in Beauty"

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July-Aug 17

JULY - AUGUST, 2017

"Layer Cake"

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OCTOBER, 2017

"St. Francis' Day: The Worth and Beauty of
Every Living Thing"

October 2017
St. Francis
St. Francis

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St. Francis
St. Francis

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St. Francis
St. Francis

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St. Francis
St. Francis

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November 2017

NOVEMBER, 2017

"Every Seashell Has a Story"

Every Seashell Has a Story
Every Seashell Has a Story

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Every Seashell Has a Story
Every Seashell Has a Story

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Every Seashell Has a Story
Every Seashell Has a Story

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Every Seashell Has a Story
Every Seashell Has a Story

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FEBRUARY, 2018

"Flowers: the Language of Love"

February 2018
Flowers: the Language of Love
Flowers: the Language of Love

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Flowers: the Language of Love
Flowers: the Language of Love

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Flowers: the Language of Love
Flowers: the Language of Love

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Flowers: the Language of Love
Flowers: the Language of Love

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MARCH-APRIL, 2018

"The Secret Life of Peeps"

March-April 2018
The Secret Life of Peeps
The Secret Life of Peeps

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The Secret Life of Peeps
The Secret Life of Peeps

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The Secret Life of Peeps
The Secret Life of Peeps

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The Secret Life of Peeps
The Secret Life of Peeps

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APRIL, 2018

"Scentsations"

April 2018
Scentsations
Scentsations

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Scentsations
Scentsations

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Scentsations
Scentsations

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Scentsations
Scentsations

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may-june 2018

MAY-JUNE, 2018

"Golden Spring"

june 2018

JUNE, 2018

"Follow Your Muse"

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july 2018

JULY, 2018

"Flowerworks"

September 2018

SEPTEMBER, 2018

"Write On"

"write on"
"write on"

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artist & installation
artist & installation

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close up
close up

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"write on"
"write on"

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OCTOBER, 2018

"Life of the Party"

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1/5
October 2018
november 2018

NOVEMBER, 2018

"Eyes on the Pies"

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1/8
January 2019

JANUARY, 2019

"Winter"

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FEBRUARY, 2019

"Be Your Own Valentine"

February 2019

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April, 2019

APRIL, 2019

"Life Begins in a Garden"

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MAY, 2019

"The Eyes Have It"

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May 19

NOVEMBER, 2019

"Think Outside the Box"

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Nov 2019

February, 2020

"Shopping Spree with Cherie and Me"

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1/6
Feb 2020
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