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WCU Hosts Exhibit by Artist Greg Cartmell

William Carey University is currently hosting the exhibit “Consequences of Affection” by contemporary artist Greg Cartmell in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art on the Hattiesburg campus. The exhibit, co-sponsored by the South Mississippi Art Association, will be on display through November 18 and is open to the public, free admission. 

Cartmell, who has been nationally recognized as one of the country’s best landscape painters, has won over 300 awards, had his work published in several national magazines, and has mention in Who’s Who of American Art. In addition to painting, Cartmell also practices art in other forms. He creates unique jewelry, crafts knives out of Mastodon tusks, sings and plays the guitar, as well as the harmonica, with his own band, Greg Cartmell and The Blues Messengers, and is even a licensed funeral director and embalmer. Visit www.gregcartmell.com or www.cartmellgallery.com to see more of his work and learn more about the artist. 
 
Cartmell has recently been commissioned to paint the official portrait of outgoing governor Haley Barbour.
 
For more information, call (601) 318-6592.
Caption: 
(left to right) Artist Greg Cartmell and Brandy Moorman, a recent Carey graduate of Carey’s art program, pose for a photo at the opening reception for Cartmell’s exhibit “Consequences of Affection,” which is currently on display in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art on William Carey University’s Hattiesburg campus until November 18. The exhibit is open to the public, free admission.