Camilla Chamber Announces Invitational Art Exhibit |


CAMILLA — The Camilla Chamber of Commerce has finalized plans for its annual Camilla Invitational Art Show (formerly, the Southern Rivers Fine Art Show). This exhibition has evolved over the years, beginning as a visual art exhibition and sale into a gallery-style juried art exhibition. The art and prizes featured vary from low to high and extend beyond murals to include baskets, jewelry and woodturning.

Plans are underway for this year’s Camilla Invitational art exhibition, scheduled for Sunday through February 21. 24.

Participating in the show are Dave Ahrndt of Camilla; D. Arthur McBride of Havana, Florida; Kathy Nelson of Hartsfield; Janice R. Rentz of Albany; Jerry Miller of Colquitt; Barbara Gay of Sylvester; Harvie Ann Cox of Moultrie; Trisha Page of Albany; Theresa C. Fisher of Georgetown; Thomas M. Thomson of Havana; Jo Anne Richardson of Tallahassee, Florida; Mary Sumners of Leesburg; Buck Taylor of Fort Gaines; Lugenia Dixon Reynoso of Phenix City, Alabama; Lauren Turner of Bainbridge; Carole Hall Gum of Albany; Rhonda Hancock of Abbeville, Alabama; India A. Jernigan of Donaldsonville; Eufaula’s Zoe Powell; Vicki Churchman of Albany; Kirby Gregory of Albany; Donna B. McMinn of Marietta and Larry Smith.

The depot will be open from Sunday to February. 24 hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Sundays until 2 p.m.), offering school classes, civic clubs and other groups the opportunity to view the exhibit. Evening visits can also be scheduled by contacting the Camilla Chamber at (229) 336-5255.

A preview will take place at the depot on Saturday at 7 p.m. Presented in the form of a cocktail reception, the preview allows guests to be the first to see the exhibitions and meet the artists.

Regional art lovers are encouraged to come out and support local arts while enjoying great food, great drink, and great company. For more information, contact the Camilla Chamber.

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