Art Guild works to appear a show

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Members of the Marshall County Arts Guild (MCAG) will be among those whose works will be available at the Maury Regional Healthcare Foundation Art Show on August 7 and 8.

MCAG members Felix Maxwell and Marion Bone will have private booths featuring works, ranging from paintings to prints. Other members will have a combined booth featuring works that include:

Painted china by Linda Gupton, Kathie Fuston, Ann McClintock, and Rose Skillern

Paintings by Brittany Chapman (oils), Ronnie Cheek (oils), Joyce Crigger (oils), Linda Gupton (oils and watercolor), Mark Ivie (watercolor), Ann McClintock (watercolor), Majorie Nelson (watercolor) and Rose Skillern (oils)

Pen and ink by Melanie Gordon

Colored pencil by Mark Ivie

Acrylic by Laquita Weaver

Photography by Jayne Woods

This is the third year the foundation has hosted the art show, scheduled for Friday, August 7, from noon until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 8, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Memorial Building, located at 308 West 7th Street in Columbia, Tennessee. The show offers a unique opportunity for the public to purchase the works of more than 30 regional artists whose mediums include oil, watercolor, pottery, jewelry and much more.

Admission is free and those attending will be eligible to win a $200 voucher towards the purchase of artwork. The first drawing will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and another at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Proceeds will benefit the Special Needs Fund, which provides financial resources to patients at Maury Regional Medical Center in need of medication or transportation as well as families of patients in need of food or overnight accommodations.

For more information about the art show, contact the Maury Regional Healthcare Foundation at 931.380.4075. Additional information is also available at If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation, please make your check payable to Maury Regional Healthcare Foundation and mail to 1224 Trotwood Avenue, Columbia, TN 38401.