Stephens Gallery to host Watercolorists exhibit

Release Date: 10/6/2010

Clarksville, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks will host a selection of colorful works from the 40th Mid-Southern Watercolorists Annual Juried Exhibition throughout the month of October as part of the university's Artist of the Month series.

California Grant

Htun Tin's "California Grant" will be one of the watercolor pieces featured in the Stephens Gallery.

The exhibit features experimental landscapes, detailed portraits and bold abstractions. This year’s exhibit was selected by renowned watercolor artist Dean Mitchell. It was hosted by the Arkansas Studies Institute in Little Rock in July. The Arkansas Arts Center curators selected these 19 artworks to circulate as part of the State Services Traveling Exhibition program.

Mid-Southern Watercolorists was founded in Little Rock in 1970 by five artists. The group was founded with the goal of elevating the stature of watercolor as an important creative and permanent painting medium. For more information about the organization, visit www.midsouthernwatercolorists.com

The exhibit will run from through Oct. 29 in the Walton Fine Arts Center’s Stephens Gallery. The exhibit is open to the public and there is no charge for admission. For more information, please contact at the university at 479-979-1349.

Stormy Night

"Stormy Night" by Anne Strawn of Fairfield Bay will be one of the featured watercolor paintings on display during the month of October.