Photo by Kate Abbott

Flights of Fancy bring sparkling color to the garden

Growing up on a farm in Hong Kong, Mindy Lam saw the bright flashing colors of birds, and moths as large as her two hands. She would wade in the river, looking for shrimp and minnows and dragonflies. So it means a great deal to her now, as an internationally known jewelry artist living near Washington D.C., to bring her creations to the Berkshire Botanical Garden.

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'White Peonies' open in a vase in oil on panel, in the Ecophilia exhibit at the Berkshire Botanical Garden.

Ecophilia exhibit blooms in the winter at Berkshire Botanical Garden

Flat stepping stones hang in the air. A small boy sits in the shadow of vast objects above him. The image looks impossible, out of scale, and out of gravity. And then the perspective shifts into place, and the image is a reflection — the stones sit at the edge […]

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