New art exhibit to feature deceased artists

first_img Lois Brantley is among the deceased artist of Pike County whose work is displayed only in family homes or, perhaps, packed away and maybe even forgotten.The upcoming “Roots Exhibit: The Late Artists of Pike County” is an opportunity for the artwork of many of these artists to be displayed, celebrated and appreciated.Morgan Drinkard, Johnson Center executive director, said that the Late Artists of Pike County exhibit is part of the Center’s continuing “Roots” series.“The ‘Roots’ series is designed to highlight Pike County artists,” Drinkard said. “So far, we have exhibited both 2D and 3D pieces of Pike County artists as well as the ‘masters,’ Jean Lake and Pugh Windham. We are honored to highlight the artwork of the late artists of Pike County. We want to celebrate and catalogue the artwork that is in homes and other places where it is not viewed publicly.” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen The Johnson Center received a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts that will assist with cataloging artwork that is displayed at the Johnson Center and other artwork of note that is created by Pike County artists.We are honored to highlight the artwork of the late artists of Pike County. We want to celebrate and catalogue the artwork that is in homes and other places where it is not viewed publicly.”The Johnson Center received a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts that will assist with cataloging artwork that is displayed at the Johnson Center and other artwork of note that is created by Pike County artists.The “Roots Exhibit: The Late Artists of Pike County” will open Nov. 14 at the Johnson Center for the Arts and run through Dec. 18. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson New art exhibit to feature deceased artists Wiley White of the Johnson Center for the Arts in Troy visited with Martha Brantley Fleming to look at possible exhibit inclusions.White, Johnson Center development director, viewed the artwork of Fleming’s mother, Lois Brantley, as a prospect for an upcoming exhibition at the Johnson Center for the Arts featuring deceased artists of Pike County.Lois Brantley of the Banks community began painting when she was in her 70s and was a prolific china painter.“The quality of Lois Brantley’s work was fabulous,” White said. “China painting was very popular at one time and many women took classes. Some were excellent, and Lois Brantley was among them.” Latest Stories Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By The Penny Hoarder Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Sponsored Content White said Brantley’s work was elegant and had a special quality that sets it apart.“Her work is exceptional,” she said. “It’s absolutely beautiful. And the quantity and variety of her work is amazing. She painted dinnerware, pitchers, vases and lamps and to think that she began painting late in life.”Brantley also painted on canvas. Her artwork was simple, White said, but very good. Published 11:01 pm Wednesday, October 2, 2013 By Jaine Treadwell Skip Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like Troy Regional undergoes reflective cosmetic changes Trees have been removed from the front of Troy Regional Medical Center and the building has received a fresh coat… read more Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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