The Museum of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that we are featuring works by Macon native Charles Ladson and several rising stars from regional Master of Fine Arts programs in a special exhibition entitled, Charles Ladson and 6 Emerging Artists. The exhibition will be on display at the Museum from April 12 through August 25, 2013.
The contemporary paintings of Ladson explore a wide spectrum of subjects, ranging from figures to landscapes — and always offer a starting point for individual interpretation and interesting conversation. Beasts and interiors coalesce forming curious situations and conveying stories open to interpretation.
In addition to being an exhibiting artist, Charles Ladson also serves as Guest Curator for the exhibition (click here to read more about Ladson).
Joining Ladson, who earned a MFA from the University of Georgia in 2004, are the following Exhibition artists.
- Bonard Hughins (Birmingham, AL)
BFA, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2005
Large-scale acrylic and india ink on canvas
click here to read more about Bonard Hughins
- Kyungmin Park (Auburn, AL)
MFA, University of Georgia, 2012
Ceramics and porcelain sculpture
click here to read more about Kyungmin Park
- Jeffrey Whittle (Athens, GA)
MFA, Cornell University, 1997
Large-scale painting and mixed media
click here to read more about Jeffrey Whittle
- Jeremy Hughes (Atlanta, GA)
MFA, painting, University of Georgia, 2006
Portraits, painting, drawing, and performance art
click here to read more about Jeremy Hughes
- Tae Hoon Kim (Athens, GA)
MFA, Hongik University in Korea, 2006
Working toward a 2nd MFA at UGA
Ceramics and porcelain sculpture
click here to read more about Tae Hoon Kim
- Brian Hitselberger(Athens, GA)
MFA, painting, University of Georgia, 2010
Mixed media with drawing and painting
click here to read more about Brian Hitselberger
[img src=http://www.masmacon.org/_cms/wp-content/flagallery/emerging-artists/thumbs/thumbs_03_kyungminpark_9-1-image_390x600.jpg]00Kyungmin Park
[img src=http://www.masmacon.org/_cms/wp-content/flagallery/emerging-artists/thumbs/thumbs_04_whittle-bruegalsboat_481x600.jpg]00Jeffrey Whittle
"Bruegel's Boat," oil on panel, 50" x 40"[img src=http://www.masmacon.org/_cms/wp-content/flagallery/emerging-artists/thumbs/thumbs_04_whittlecosmicueenanneslace_600x474.jpg]00Jeffrey Whittle
"Cosmic Anne's Lace," oil on canvas, 40" x 50"[img src=http://www.masmacon.org/_cms/wp-content/flagallery/emerging-artists/thumbs/thumbs_05_janetkaylacoxbyhughes_600x458.jpg]00Jeremy Hughes
"Janet-Kayla-Cox," oil on canvas, 36" x 48"[img src=http://www.masmacon.org/_cms/wp-content/flagallery/emerging-artists/thumbs/thumbs_06_taehoonkim1_403x600.jpg]00Tae Hoon Kim
Meet The Artists!
The Museum of Arts and Sciences hosted a special Night with the Artists event on Thursday, April 18, 2013, when guests met Charles Ladson and the six Emerging Artists. The evening featured catering by Dovetail and open bar, plus wine and artisanal bourbon tasting.
Special thanks to our Individual Sponsors:
Chris Howard, Carey Pickard, and Betty Sweet Simmons
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