Laverne studied fiber art with Arturo Alonzo Sandavol at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. Her fiber art and artist books have been exhibited at The Friedman Chapman Gallery in Louisville, KY, The Singletary Center for the Arts, University of Kentucky, and Artsplace Gallery, Lexington.
Laverne's silk garments and accessories are available at:
- The Kentucky Artisan Center and Fireside Gallery
- Maincross Gallery
- The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, and Janjobe Gallerly
- Great Artists Collective
New Orleans, LA
- Dameselfy Gallery
Laverne Zabielski, artist, designer and writer received her MFA in writing from Spalding University. Her memoir, "The Garden Girls' Letters and Journal" explores marriage, sex, parenting, art, drugs, illness, friendship, and feminism.
Her creative non-fiction essays and poetry have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including: The American Voice, High Performance, The Sun, Now and Then, and Southern Exposure.
The Garden Girls
What does it take to be a garden girl?
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