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The 577 Foundation in Perrysburg will soon have an 8-foot ceramic beehive in addition to the smaller scale hives it has around the property.
Ceramic artist Laurie Spencer is building one of her famed ceramic sculptures based off Mud Dauber wasp nests in the foundation’s community garden during June and July.
The foundation recruited Ms. Spencer as its summer 2012 Artist in Residence last fall after executive director Mary Mennel and pottery director Julie Beutler saw some of her work displayed at the Toledo Botanical Gardens and the University of Toledo.
The group spent several months working on ideas together and discussing how and when Ms. Spencer would create a sculpture for the foundation.
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