Two seven-foot high metal artwork daffodils are due to grace both entrances of Gloucester Court House Business Route 17 by the Daffodil Festival, to be held April 2 and 3.
They are gifts to the county from the Garden Club of Gloucester, which is raising the $5,000 needed to pay for them by selling raffle tickets. The prize is a flower arrangement each month for a year. The tickets cost $25, and just 200 tickets are being sold. They are available by calling Shannah Cooper at 693-5552, or any other club member.
Jeff Fetty of Spencer, West Virginia, is the artist behind the daffodils. In 2012, he was one of seven artists named premier metal designers by “Metal Design International” in 2012, and he has created pieces for the White House during Bill Clinton’s presidency, the Elizabethan Globe Theater in London, and such notables as designer Yves Saint Laurent, writer Tom Clancy and rock singer Jon Bon Jovi.
Cooper is the organizer behind the daffodils. She said that she...
To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.