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  • Elaine Maisel

    Elaine Maisel Ridgeland

    I paint on feathers because I like how the shape, size, and specific demands of feathers challenges me creatively, focusing my attention on detailed, mindful, miniature work. Like watercolor, there is little room for error. Once… Read more.

  • The Kibnit Creative

    The Kibnit Creative Germantown

    I am a 2006 graduate of the College of Architecture, Art, and Design at Mississippi State University, where I earned my Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Painting and Drawing. After graduation, I taught in various after… Read more.

  • Union

    I specialize in the creation of landscapes that focus on moments of transition, moments that are often quiet and convey visceral emotions. My objective is to create imagery of a cinematic nature because I draw my inspiration heavily… Read more.

  • Yoknapatawpha Arts Council

    Yoknapatawpha Arts Council Oxford

    Each year, YAC creates and delivers an exciting package of projects, programs and good works in the spirit of its mission to the community. This past year the two member staff, the board and volunteers presented 320 days of art… Read more.

  • Sabrina R. Campbell

    Sabrina R. Campbell Starkville

    I am an Art Educator at West Point High School in West Point, MS.(Graduate of Mississippi State University with a BFA, and MAT-S) I also freelance in Fine Arts and Graphic Design. I create a variety of artwork with a variety of… Read more.

  • Rowan Oak

    Rowan Oak Oxford

    In 1930, William Faulkner purchased what was then known as “The Bailey Place,” a primitive Greek revival house sitting on four acres of hardwood and cedar.  Faulkner renamed it Rowan Oak in 1931 after the rowan tree, a symbol of security and peace.   Soon thereafter, he optioned the surrounding acreage (Bailey’s Woods) and settled in with his wife, Estelle, and her two children from a previous marriage, Malcolm and Victoria. Within a few years, their own daughter, Jill, was born. Rowan Oak was the family home of the Faulkners until 1962, the year of William Faulkner’s death. In 1972, Jill Faulkner Summers sold the house to The University of Mississippi to secure it as a place for people worldwide to learn about her father and his work.  Rowan Oak was William Faulkner’s private world, in reality and imagination, and he was fascinated with its history. His writings were inspired by local stories of Indians, runaway slaves, old colonels and spinsters who gave china-painting lessons and are interwoven with his own memories of coming of age in a South torn between traditional ways and modern development. Faulkner’s years spent at Rowan Oak were productive as he set stories and novels to paper, ultimately winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1949, and the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1954 for A Fable. William Faulkner remains one of the most celebrated and studied authors in the world, with conferences, societies and journals dedicated to his life and work.  Read more.

  • Gene Smith

    Gene Smith Mendenhall

    cigar box guitars and homemade insturments Read more.

  • Gara Gillentine

    Gara Gillentine Oxford

    Series of 20 computer altered photographs of Mississippi Gulf Coast Live Oaks. Original photographs were shot between Nov. 2005 - Feb. 2008. Inspiration was the unimaginable and extreme environmental damage to the Live Oaks and… Read more.