The Arts Center has 4 main galleries which include the Vereen Gallery, McCall Gallery, Traverse Gallery and the Contemporary Gallery. All exhibits are free and open to the public during operating hours. M-F 10 am – 5:30 pm
Capturing the Moment
Paintings by Tom Bishop
January 30th – Feb 21st
Traverse Gallery Arts Center
Tom was encouraged to try painting with acrylics by John Dye, art director of University Christian High School in Jacksonville, Florida. Tom and his wife Jenny, moved to Moultrie in June of 2012. They are active in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of Colquitt County. In Moultrie, Tom met his current art teacher Sally Shovar Byers in March 2015 at the YMCA. Sally introduced Tom to sketching at Shovar Studio and invited him to join her adult art class at the Colquitt County Art Center. Sally Shovar then introduce Tom to painting with oils. Today Tom continues to be amazed at the beauty of oil as a medium and continues to learn as a student at the Art Center and at Shovar Studios.
Rio Davies is a Georgia native originally from Valdosta. After her adventures in places like New York and Tampa, she has collected vibes from each and attempts to show them in her paintings. She recently had her first child, Hawk, so painting is now her second passion.
Pursuit of Color
Mixed Media Wildlife Paintings by Vivian Jendzio
January 30th – March 20th
Arts Center Vereen Gallery
Vivian Jendzio’s paintings reflect movement and the energies of life and force. Painting and drawing are automatically entwined with each other, which is intuitive through feeling and sensitivity of the subject matter.
Jendzio’s award- winning work has been exhibited throughout the United States. She has degrees in Fine Art and in Physical Education which translates into a kinetic expression in her artwork. Combining the use of paint, and drawing Jendzio creates vibrant tensions while the underlying images and motion shows through.
Jendzio’s artwork has won numerous awards, and has been shown in prestigious exhibitions . Her artwork paintings and drawings are in numerous collections private and corporate and is represented with many gallleries where she is known for her expressive large mixed media works.