“Inspirations of 5X7” to be featured in Northwest exhibit

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s January Art Exhibition is entitled “Inspirations of 5X7” and will feature works in fiber, quilting, felting and jewelry.

houseinmaine  Local Tate County weaver and Northwest alumna Sharon Williams is bringing the exhibition to Northwest. Williams, who studied under Jac Young at Northwest, graduated from Memphis College of Art in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in art, with a concentration in fiber. She is a member of the Craftsman Guild of Mississippi, Chimneyville Weavers and Spinners, The Memphis Guild of Handloom Weavers and Sycamore Arts. The exhibition will feature the works of artists in these groups.

Currently, the show is at the Crafts Center in Ridgeland and will move on to the Meridian Museum of Art after it leaves Northwest.

The opening reception will be held on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 5-7 p.m. and the exhibition will run from Jan. 27- Feb. 14 in the Northwest Art Gallery on the Senatobia campus.

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 contact Art Chair, Lawayne House, at 662-562-3399 or e-mail lhouse@northwestms.edu.

Pictured: This hooked rug piece by Canton artist Lisanne Miller is one of the pieces that will be on display at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s upcoming exhibition “Inspirations of 5X7.” The exhibition will run from Jan. 27- Feb. 14 in the Northwest Art Gallery on the Senatobia campus. (Photo submitted)

Story by LaJuan Tallo, Communications Assistant

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