Museum to host exhibit of religious art

By Staff
special to The Star
Sept. 1, 2002
The Meridian Museum of Art will host an artists' reception on Sept. 8, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. for a special exhibit called "Faith and Form: A Religious Art Invitational."
Faith and Form features a variety of artwork on themes of religion and faith works that are narrative, allegorical, symbolic, representational, iconographic and inspirational.
The show will include artwork by more than 50 of the finest artists in Mississippi and Alabama, including paintings, sculptures, assemblages, mixed media, photographs, woodworking, printmaking, fiber work and handmade paper.
Artists scheduled to participate include C.K.R. Alford, John Armistead, Collin Asmus, Vidal Blankenstein, Bonnie Busbee, Charlie Busler, Paul Campbell, Gary Chapman, Kate Cherry, Terry Cherry, Susan Clark, Carol Cole, James Conner, Steve Cook, Michael Crespo, Edwin Downer, Larry Feeney, Sylvia Follis, Kym Garraway, Becky Glover, Dr. Sam Gore, Dwelia Haas, Rita Halbrook, Jim Hardin, Joey Horne, Tom Hughes, Susan Ingram and Ruth Vinson Irwin.
Other artists include Patricia Kent, David Lambert, Alex Loeb, Jean Loeb, Bob Mamrak, John Marshall, Debbie Matthews, George A. McCullough, Harold Miller, Charlie Muoz, Linda Muoz, David Nester, Patt Odom, Elizabeth Pajerski, Barbara Parker, Erliss Pung, Clo Ann Rabb, Brenda Read, Mary Secrest, Charlotte Smith, Gertrude Smith, Dana Sollie and Martha H. Virden.
The reception is free and open to the public. Among the highlights will be musical performances by choir members of local churches, including First Baptist Church and St. Paul United Methodist Church.
The Faith and Form exhibit will remain on display through Oct. 12. The museum is at 628 25th Ave. in downtown Meridian. It is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 1 p.m.-5 p.m., and admission is free. For more information, call 693-1501.

Franklin County

RHS graduate crowned Miss Northwest Shoals

Franklin County

RHS graduate crowned Miss UNA

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: In memoriam – Monuments honor the fallen of Franklin

High School Sports

RHS senior chosen as Bryant-Jordan Region 8 Scholar winner

High School Sports

Russellville High School ladies soccer team members participate in annual Night to Shine

News

Russellville High School Scholars Bowl team qualifies for state tournament

News

Vina kindergarteners connect with lots of other classes

News

PCHS JAG student places in district conference

Features

Wedding Spotlight: Layne and Frank Edwards

Franklin County

RHS senior competes at state DYW competition

News

Extension, 4-H present free resume workshop

Franklin County

Franklin County has lots to love

High School Sports

Russellville High School honors alum Luther Tiggs with special night of basketball

News

BTCPA announces second production of season

News

RMS holds annual state assessment celebration

Franklin County

Red Bay welcomes new city attorney

Franklin County

Attempted traffic stop leads to high-speed vehicle pursuit, wreck 

Franklin County

Vehicle pursuit ends in wreck, arrest 

News

RFD, RHS collab promotes job readiness, community safety

Franklin County

Local students named to Mississippi State University’s fall 2023 President’s List

News

Russellville Elementary features among U.S. News & World Report best elementary schools

News

RCS receives recognition as finalist for national award

News

Plans get underway to raise funds for cancer research in memory of Bedfords

Franklin County

PHOTOS: Freezing temperatures make way for fun

x