Logolepsy: An Obsession With Words - Artist Jenna Bailey

Hiraeth- (n.) a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the lost places of your past

An Obsession With Words


Heimat- (n.) a place that you can call home; a sense of belongingness, acceptance, safety, and connection to homeland

Kilig- (n.) the feeling of butterflies you get when you are talking to someone you find attractive

Jenna Bailey is a local artist and art teacher at Hibriten High School in Lenoir, NC. She holds a BFA in Art Education with a concentration in painting from UNC Greensboro and has taught high school level art for 11 years in Wilkes and Caldwell counties. Originally from Gastonia, NC, Jenna enjoys working in a variety of mediums including watercolor, oil, encaustic, printmaking, and ceramics. Her artwork creates tranquil moods through the use of soft, muted colors, patterns, and layered imagery that focuses on graceful female portraits and natural elements, such as plants and wildlife. 


Eric Stafford with Caldwell County Government TV interviewed Jenna Bailey - view the interview at this link: