Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance

Elizabeth LaPrelle

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance
Region: Rural Retreat, VA
MacDowell fellowships: 2016

Elizabeth LaPrelle (one half of the duo Anna & Elizabeth) is a scholar and performer of ballads from the Southern Appalachian mountains. She lives on a farm in Rural Retreat, VA.



Elizabeth LaPrelle worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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