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October 15, 2019

Newest art exhibit

My love for horses came from my father. He was a horse farrier and trainer. His work with these animals was an art in itself. I grew up watching, and I fell in love with the simple task of living a rural life.

Meet photographer Carrie Mofield

Photographer Carrie Mofield shares nature’s beauty and country life in rural Pulaski County in The Center for Rural Development’s newest art exhibit.

Carrie Mofield

Mofield, who grew up on a farm in the Kingbee community, captures the breathtaking beauty of the area in a series of photographs now on display at The Center in Somerset.

“We are excited to welcome Carrie and showcase her stunning photographs in our newest art exhibit,” said Laura Glover, Director of Marketing and Events at The Center. “She is extremely talented and her photographs are simply beautiful.”

Mofield started out taking family photographs with her Kodak Easyshare, but quickly discovered she had a passion for nature photography.

“I knew I wanted to showcase the beauty of my area—the farmland, the animals, and the people—the natural scenery that seemed to be overlooked,” she said. “Kingbee, with its many farms and wildlife, is a photographer’s dream. I’m blessed to have so many neighbors that let me walk through their land or put up with me constantly stopping in the road to snap pictures.”

Mofield is inspired by family to share the beauty of the land with others. “My love for horses came from my father, Rick Mofield, who was a horse farrier and trainer,” she said. “His work with these animals was an art in itself. I grew up watching, and I fell in love with the simple task of living a rural life.”

The photography exhibit will be on display through September. There is no charge to view the exhibit. Viewing hours are from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and during extended evening and weekend hours when The Center is open to the general public.

For more information or to inquire about purchasing photographs in the exhibit, call The Center at 606-677-6000.

 

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