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Pearl River County Arts League Art Show and Sale

Published 12:19pm Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Pearl River County Arts League Art Show and Sale will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, from noon till 4 p.m. at The Knights of Columbus Hall, 408 Carroll Drive. The show is open to all artists and admission is free to the public.

Categories are: acrylic, oil, mixed media, watercolor, photography, and 3-dimensional work. A raffle for an original painting, will be offered to help fund the art scholarship.

The Arts League announcement also revealed who this year’s judges will be for the show.

Rose Larrigan is this year’s judge of traditional wall hung art.

Larrigan is originally from St. Louis, Mo. She began sketching the local parks and zoo of St. Louis at a very early age. She married and started her family young but was adamant in acquiring her education. Attending Purdue University, she finished with a Masters Degree. Later she moved to New Orleans and became very involved in the New Orleans music industry. She traveled the world with a traditional jazz band, using her artistic talents on CD covers and promotional material. After her tour, she became interested in the new film industry in New Orleans. She worked as a scenic artist for the motion picture industry for many years.

Larrigan once again is a resident of St. Louis, where she teaches art to children.

Mark King is this year’s 3-dimensional judge.

King has been an active artist since childhood. He spent many years in commercial art, producing illustrations for advertising. He left that profession to pursue pottery. His recent efforts are teaching and wheel-thrown pottery production. He is a painter and sculptor, as well as a soft sculptor. He sells his work locally and his work is collected around the United States. He is owner and operator of Kings Gallery, which was established in 2001, and is now located in Ocean Springs.

For more details, either call 601-798-7758 or email: prcartsleague@yahoo.com.

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