posted on August 24, 2012 09:28
Artwork by 12 professional artists is on exhibit in the University of Mobile’s Martin Hall Gallery as part of “Artacopia,” a city-wide display of visual works by local artists at four locations throughout Mobile.
The display is open weekdays through Sept. 21 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free. A reception will be held in Martin Hall Gallery on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 4-6 p.m., 5735 College Parkway Mobile, Ala. 36613. For more information, contact Associate Professor of Art Philip Counselman at 251.442.2283.
“It is an advantage for our students to see such a great variety of technically skilled artists. They will also get to meet the artists and talk with them about their works. Our local area is full of great artists working in many different kinds of visual media. We are honored to have them exhibiting on our campus,” Counselman said.
Participating artists include Benjamin J. Shamback, Tony Wright, Pieter Favier, Kate Seawell, Susie Bowman, Rita Skiadas, Lucy Gafford, Rikki Rhodes, Elana Fell, Susan Downing-White, Lydia Host, and Casey Ginn.
Other locations for Artacopia are Alabama School of Math and Science, University of South Alabama and Spring Hill College.
By Kayla Dutruch, media relations intern
"Downtown #2" oil on canvas by Lucy Gafford
"Orange Roses on yellow" oil on copper by Ben