Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Opening Night

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We did it!  Lake Bonneville Crochet Reef opened Friday night at Westminster College.  This is 10 months worth of work of over 20 crochet artists, and 165 students from area schools and summer programs.

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We had a pretty good turn out.  If you missed the opening, the exhibit will be up through the month of November.

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Our reef has giant starfish....

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and giant brain coral!

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Frilly coral...

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and loopy, twisty kelp like pieces.

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Large plushy organisms....

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and smaller, sharp pointed ones!

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The variety is endless.

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The visitors seemed very taken by the swimming fish and jelly fish.

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We even have a resident gull!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this first incarnation of the Lake Bonneville Crochet Reef!

Joanne Lovejoy
Deb Sussman
Kandace Steadman
Sherly Gillilan
Naomi Marine
Vickie Morgan
Bobbi Lewin
Helen Rollins
Becci Webb
Penny Eidson
Sheri Krueuz
Marion Fowden
Cheryl Baker
Astara Knowley
Andrea Nelson
Hikmet Loe
Laurie Richards
Richelle Warr
Setenay Caldiero
Andy Wolcott

...the kids from: Franklin Elementary, Youth City, Utah Museum of Natural History Summer Camp, Hawthorne Elementary, and Mr. Cortez' class from Lincoln Elementary in Ogden.

..and of course Amy McDonald from Brolly Arts, and Jaimi Butler of Great Salt Lake Institute.  Thank you also to Westminster College for hosting our reef.

Our reef is going to continue to grow and will be displayed at various venues during 2012.  If you want to contribute send us an email at slccoralreef@gmail.com


  1. This turned out so cool!!! I wish I could see it in person.

  2. It will be up through the month, so if you are in town give me a shout and I'll go with you!