Lydia Thomson to exhibit at Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art

November 19th, 2012 Comments Off on Lydia Thomson to exhibit at Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art

Lydia Thompson | Eastern Gardens, 2003 | Acrylic on canvas | 30" x 24"

Lydia Thompson will have an exhibit of her work on display with the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Gallery in Biloxi from Dec. 11 though Jun 1, 2013. The head of the Department of Art, Thompson's exhibit is titled "Roots, Connections & Pathways" and is part of the Expanding Traditions gallery. The work was inspired by the paradox of the cotton boll’s attractiveness as a natural form and its repugnance as a symbol of a history of exploitation. "Roots, Connections & Pathways" includes a series of diverse works in various media. A reception will be held on Dec. 8 from 4-6 p.m.  For more information, visit www.georgeohr.org. Exhibit Poster

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