Artists return to depot to showcase work
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:30 AM
More than 20 Neshoba County artists will showcase their talents later this week during the fourth annual "Depot Artists" show.
The event is set for Friday and Saturday in the historic train depot.
This year's depot show will feature 21 artists, said Kaye Rowell, tourism director.
"This is a unique experience with all the artists being from Neshoba displaying a wide range of work from paintings, jewelry, pottery, glassware, gourd art and much more," she said. "Be on the lookout for Mr. [Thomas] Henry's whirlybirds."
Rowell said this year's show would include many returning artists from the previous three years.
Visitors to the art show will have a chance to talk with several members of the Neshoba Artists' Guild, while viewing their work.
"This would be a great time to get lots of gifts," Rowell said.
"With the beginning of gift giving season upon us, you have a perfect reason to join The Neshoba Artists' Guild as they present the fourth annual "Depot Artists" show and sale from Neshoba County at the historic depot," she said.
Artists include Max Winstead, Laura Horn, Melody McLain Hanks, Lynda Stribling, Tom Henry, Beth Branning, Liesa Allen, Ann Coglan, Lynda Crawford, David Howell, Millie Howell, Mary Louise Blanks, Beth Yarbrough, Peggy Jones, Helen Herrington, Native Creations and Bea Carson, Frankie Harpole, Bennett Russell and Sammy Sharp.
New to this year's show will be a Christmas tree decorated by the various artists in attendance.
"Each artist will have two to three ornaments on the tree," Rowell said.
The ornaments will later be raffled off as a single item, she said. Money raised will be donated to the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Arts Council.
The show will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
For more information about the event call 601-656-1000.