Northwest’s October art exhibit features Mississippi artists

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s October art exhibition, “Here Comes the Sun” will feature the works of local and Mississippi artists.

The opening reception will be held on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 5-7 p.m., and the exhibition will run from Oct. 1- 26 in the Northwest Art Gallery on the Senatobia campus.

“Here Comes the Sun” started as a fiber exhibit at the Bill Waller Crafts Center in Ridgeland for the month of September.

“Different mediums will be added to the Northwest exhibition. Artists and craftsmen throughout the state of Mississippi will display their works. Included are members of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi, Sycamore Arts, DeSoto Arts Council and the Chimneyville Weavers and Spinners Guild and other area artists. One artist, Deborah Caldwell, former Tate county resident, who now resides in Long Beach will also have works in the exhibit,” said local artist Sharon Williams.

Mediums included will be fiber, clay, mixed media, beading, jewelry, photography and paintings.

Gallery hours are 8 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. – noon, Fridays.  Admission to the gallery is free.

For more information about the Northwest gallery, contact House at 662-562-3399 or e-mail lhouse@northwestms.edu.

Pictured:  Pieces from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s upcoming October art exhibit, “Here Comes the Sun” include works by Andi Bedsworth of Oxford (Mixed media fiber piece), Liz Bass of Olive Branch (clay pieces) and Myra Fox of Hernando. (earrings). (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)

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