Reliquary

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In these reliquary pieces,  Willie uses found objects, narrative text, acrylic paint, and ruff-hewn wood to  celebrate the extraordinary nature of everyday life on his  father’s tobacco farm in Eastern, North Carolina.

 

 According to Willie,  the found objects, --they found  him in the most serendipitous ways. The narrative text  seemed to write itself as if channeled from  his ancestors, written in the style of an old soul. With emotion

 

Willie explains, his family’s tobacco farm of Sticks Road, near Little Washington, NC, was a place where life seemed as rich, as the soil beneath our swollen feet...

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