A tapestry “Ozark Switchbacks,” a wedge weave diptych, was commissioned for The Ledger Building https://ledgerbentonville.com/ in Bentonville AR This boardroom "The Halsey" is available to rent.

Louise Halsey had her piece "What Lies Beneath" accepted in the Fort Smith Annual Invitational, "Odyssey", on view 1601 Rogers Avenue, Ft Smith AR,, April 29-July 30, 2023


“Shutting the Iron Gates” will be included in this traveling exhibition in 2021

American Tapestry Biennial 13, Highfield Hall & Gardens, Falmouth MA January-March 2021 & San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose CA July-October 2021




“Summer Thunder” will be included in this traveling exhibition in 2021




Small Tapestry International 7: Elements, Juror: Susan Iverson, Gallery of Wood Art, St. Paul, MN March 14-June 13, 2021, The Fiber Art Center, Lincoln City Cultural Center, Lincoln City OR until September 2021


The Historic Arkansas Museum 200 E 3rd St, Little Rock, AR 72201 purchased "Crackhouse II" for their permanent collection.


Work by Louise Halsey is featured in each of these two books out now and both are available on Amazon.


A large rya fabric strip wall hanging inspired by a painting by my mother, Corrie McCallum, is currently on view at the South Carolina State Museum. The painting that was my inspiration is also in the exhibition and both
works are part of the SC State Museum's permanent collection.


A doll "Luisa Centavo" by Louise Halsey is now in the permanent collection of the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, given by Penny Packard.



A woven wall hanging by Louise Halsey of cotton and mixed fibers in a rya technique, "Four Seasons" is now in the permanent collection of the South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC.


Look in the October/November of American Craft in the Wide World of Craft to read about crafts in Arkansas. Louise Halsey and her husband, Steve Driver are mentioned in the section about the Ozarks.



For further entertainment you can view Louise doing some comedy as seen in these links:
Part One: Early childhood
Part two: More childhood
Part 4: Off to College
Part 5: Summation
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