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Ellen Kennon: Collaborations in Color

  • LSU Museum of Art, Fifth Floor 100 Lafayette Street Baton Rouge, LA, 70801 United States (map)

LSU Museum of Art presents "Collaborations in Color: Hunt Slonem," a gallery talk with Interior Designer and Color Specialist Ellen Kennon on Sunday, July 10, at 2 p.m. Kennon was involved in the exhibition design for, "Hunt Slonem: Antebellum Pop!," and has worked with the artist on numerous projects.

Kennon will discuss the effect color has on emotions, and will give a behind-the-scenes glimpse at her role in the current exhibition and working with the LSU MOA team, curator Sarah Clunis and Slonem. She will also talk about her frequent collaboration with the artist and the custom colors she created for his Louisiana home and New York City studio.

"Hunt is one of the rare clients that understands the impact between color and mood," Kennon said.

This program is free to members and open to nonmembers with price of admission. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information on Kennon's gallery talk, "Collaborations in Color: Hunt Slonem," please contact 225-389-7200.

About Ellen Kennon

Since 1982, interior designer and color specialist Ellen Kennon has been creating environments often described as "magical" and "healing." In addition to running her own design firm, Kennon was head of interiors for Peter Marino Architect's Manhattan office, whose clients included Valentino, Yves St. Laurent and Calvin Klein. Kennon has decorated numerous residences and offices in New York and the Gulf South and also created the architectural design for several country retreats including Harmony House, debuted as a decorator showcase house in St. Francisville. Kennon's holistic approach to creating interiors is featured in House Beautiful's "The Home Book: Creating a Beautiful Home of Your Own."

In 2001, Kennon created her line of Full Spectrum Paints, which have been featured in numerous national publications such as Architectural Digest, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, to name a few. House Beautiful magazine has featured Kennon as one of "12 major players in design" and "three of the best color consultants."

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