Artist showcase held at library

Published 8:51 pm Monday, September 8, 2008

The Two Rivers arts Council held its sixth annual Artists Showcase at the Demopolis Public Library on Sunday, with 28 artists participating.

This year, the art show has a twist, as many of the works presented at the art show will be auctioned at the Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital’s 55th anniversary ball at the Demopolis Civic Center on Saturday.

The silent art auction will open the ball at 7 p.m.

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Local artists displayed a variety of media, including paintings, photography, jewelry, pottery and woodcarving. Those artists included Mary Anne Baker, photography; Lynn Brasfield, painting and drawing; Ida Lee Bridges, painting; Kirk Brooker, painting and mixed media; Laura Clements, jewelry, Michael Clements, photography; Jeff Couch, woodcarving; Carolyn Cowling, pottery and sculpture; Karen Davidson, painting; Hazel Marie Green, painting; Audrey Hamilton, photography; Nelson Haskin, painting; Sheron Laney, painting; Anna Elizabeth Low, music (violin); Jason Low, music (violin); Stephanie Murray, drawing; Ann Parsons, painting; Lynda Ray, painting; Louise Reynolds, spiritual icons; Tina Marie Rivas, painting; Tiana Rivas, painting; Betty Russell, painting; Joe Turner, painting; Patricia Upshaw, painting; Hannah Willis, painting and drawing; Lacy Cole Wysmulek, photography; Joyce Yeager, painting; and Beverly Youngblood, painting.

In conjunction with the Showcase, area students entered a juried art show.