Gregory Martin part of ‘Mississippi Invitational’

November 1st, 2016 Comments Off on Gregory Martin part of ‘Mississippi Invitational’

Greg Martin - MSU Department of Art professor. (photo by Megan Bean / © Mississippi State University)

Greg Martin – MSU Department of Art professor.
(photo by Megan Bean / © Mississippi State University)

Assistant Professor Gregory Martin is one of 18 contemporary visual artists living and working across the state to have work selected for the 2016 Mississippi Invitational.

The exhibition will be on display at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson from Dec. 17, 2016 – Feb. 18, 2017.

Guest curator, Marisca J. Pascucci, curator of collections at Boca Raton Museum of Art, selected four paintings by Martin   – (“Long Term Parking,” “Spirit,” “Spiral” and “Goodyear”) for inclusion out of 115 submissions from artists across the state.

An opening reception for Mississippi Invitational artists, special guests and museum members is scheduled for Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

The following day, Pacucci will be joined by Jane Hiatt and the recipient of the Hiatt Artist Fellowship for a panel discussion moderated by MMA Director and Chief Curator Roger Ward. 

MSU Assistant Professor Critz Campbell also had works selected for the exhibit.

Find out more about the Mississippi Invitational at msmuseumart.org.