White House Blue Room Ornament

For Immediate Release: December 9, 2008 STATESBORO ARTIST TO REPRESENT GEORGIA’S 12TH DISTRICT WITH WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT DESIGN Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) has chosen Statesboro resident and Master Photographer Lori Grice to create the Christmas ornament to represent the 12th District of Georgia on the 2008 official White House Christmas tree. The tree is decorated with 369 ornaments which were...

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A Red, White and Blue Christmas 2008 Ornaments – Georgia

Posted By on Tuesday, December 9, 2008

This is from the White House web site.  It features all of the artists throughout the country that created ornaments.  There were nine ornaments from Georgia.  Here they are in order of Congressional District.  To keep up with all of this years White House Christmas activities click here to go directly to the White House Web site. Georgia Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson selected artist Dianne Isakson to decorate the State’s...

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Lori Grice on the CBS Early Show

Posted By on Monday, December 8, 2008

Oprah is still on my To Do list – but this week I did make the CBS Early Show.  On Wednesday morning, after the Artist Reception that we attended at the White House on Tuesday night,  the First Lady was live on all of the morning shows.  The CBS Early Show camera’s were very kind to me and my ornament on the Blue Room Christmas Tree.  So indirectly I made it on the CBS Early Show – at least a piece of my work was...

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  Over the summer, I was contacted by Kristen Fulford from Congressman John Barrow’s office.  Kristen told me that the First Lady Laura Bush had asked each congressman to nominate an artist from each of their districts to design an ornament for the Blue Room Christmas tree.  Kristen reminded me that the Blue Room Christmas tree is the official tree of the White House.  She told me that Congressman Barrow had personally selected...

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Artist Reception at the White House

Posted By on Wednesday, December 3, 2008

  Well the suspense is over.  Tonight I joined a distinguished group of artists from around the country at the White house as the guest of the First Lady, Laura Bush.  Each of us in attendance were selected as the artist to design the Christmas ornaments for the Blue Room Christmas tree.  There were over 300 artists who were selected to design one ornament for the tree.  Being one of only a few photographers selected, my ornament...

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White House visit from outside the fence

Posted By on Monday, December 1, 2008

One more day until my “official” White House visit but today we visited the White House from outside the fence.  The picture of DeWayne and I was taken by Edie Grace.  Not bad?  Notice the White truck in the background – inside the fence.  That truck is carrying the art piece I have been wanting to tell all of you about.  Tomorrow night – you will finally know my well kept secret. Today, we visited the...

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