For 50 years the gallery has featured Southern folk art, contemporary fine art, handmade pottery, glass, jewelry and many "blues" related items with funk mixed in.
Opening at Pearl River Glass
Our Streets/Roads/Paths theme show opens from 5 PM to 8 PM, Thursday, March 25 at Pearl River Glass Studio at 142 Millsaps Avenue. There's over 70 pieces by more than two dozen regional artists. Be there.
In celebration of the Attic Gallery's 50 years in downtown Vicksburg, we have asked 50 artists to provide one piece each to hang in our Anniversary show. We are posting the show here so you can take your time to study the work, but we hope you will come to the Attic Gallery to see this extraordinary collection hanging on our walls. In keeping with the celebratory nature of this show, we are posting remarks from some of the artists about Lesley and this milestone. If you would like more information or are interested in purchasing a piece, call us at 601 638 9221. Ron Lindsey Mexican Dog and Coleus 16" x 20" $675 *SOLD* Pat Abernathy Spring Garden 24" x 24" $650 *SOLD* Anthony Difatta Frida Acrylic 24" x 24" $800 Kat Fitzpatrick Talking About Family Encaustic on birch 24" x 24" $650 *SOLD* Mary Hardy Surrounded by Wings 23" x 28" $650 Lesley Silver Unbounded Promise Collage on board 8 1/2" x 10" $29
50th Anniversary Artist Gallery #1 Dale Rayburn & Mamie Joe Autumn Memories - Dale Rayburn Monotype on paper 18" x 18" $750 Autumn Memories by Dale Rayburn "Throughout my career, I have had a propensity toward painting older people. They tend to show life experiences on their faces and they have great stories to tell, as well. As I have grown older myself, I have painted several self-portraits. This piece was inspired by the fact that I am so grateful for being able to do what I love. Making art as your vocation, in my opinion, has to be one of the most rewarding endeavors anyone could possibly wish for." Show of Grace - Mamie Joe Acrylic on paper 15" x 15" $550 SHOW OF GRACE mixed media on paper by Mamie Joe "My 103 year old mother fell three times several months ago, and by some miracle, she did not break any bones. She did sustain some major bruising, strained her right arm, and could not walk. But with much help from a dedicated p
Paul's Pitcher and Seashell by Ron Lindsey Acrylic on board 18" x 20" $645 This painting is acrylic and modeling paste on board. Paul Fayard gave me the small turquoise pitcher and LaRita Smith gave me the seashell. The almost petrified wild orange is from my tree. I had the Italian artist Morandi in mind as I painted this one. Lesley remembers: With many of our artists comes a new story and a new learning about art for me. My perceptions exploded when I got to know Ron because of his approach to art and his vision. His paintings of Vicksburg houses and scenes and his still lifes turned the subjects into textures, into shapes and into colors. When I would look into his work, the surface would reveal layer after layer. Where you might expect one color, there were many, all with something to say. Ron also contributed to my art education by sharing some of his influences with me, including Wayne Thiebaud, Richard Diebenkorn, and Rufino Tamayo. I always enjoyed visit