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Local artist featured in statewide art exhibition

By Staff
special to The Star
July 13, 2003
JACKSON The work of Norma Sanders Bourdeaux is on view as part of the 2003 Mississippi Invitational at the Mississippi Museum of Art.
Bourdeaux, born in Birmingham, splits her time between Meridian and Oxford. Artwork in the exhibition by Bourdeaux includes five landscape paintings in oil.
The Mississippi Invitational is the museum's fourth biennial exhibition to survey recent developments by artists living and working across the state.
The exhibition includes work in diverse materials and is on view through Aug. 31.
The 16 artists whose works are included in this year's exhibition were selected by New York-based independent curator and critic Lilly Wei.
The exhibition includes drawings, paintings, sculptures, collages, installation works and photographs.
The Mississippi Museum of Art is at 201 East Pascagoula St. in downtown Jackson and is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for students age 6 through college and free for children 4 and under.
For information call (601) 960-1515 or visit
Other featured artists in the Mississippi Invitational include:
Suzi Altman of Brandon
Collin Asmus of Jackson
Van Bankston of Carollton
Lea Barton of Flora
Jay Butler of Eupora
Billy Clifton of Tupelo
Sabrina Comola of Ridgeland
Marita Gootee of Starkville
Greg Harkins of Canton
Gloria Norris of Holcomb
Lee Renninger of Gulfport
Kathleen Robbins of Minter City
Wendy Roussin of Starkville
Jeff Schmuki of Gulfport
Albert F. Sperath of Oxford