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February 2018 Highlight: Tina Persons

Tina grew up in Hawaii and spent summers in Colorado. She currently resides in downtown Newnan. Her art medium is acrylics, and she paints both realism and folk art. “My Mother is a wonderful artist,” Tina says, “so I grew up with a love of arts and crafts of all kinds. As a child, weekends were spent making candles, pottery, and also painting, and drawing.” In 12th grade, Tina had a marvelous teacher, Mrs. King, who influenced her love of art even more. In college, she took every art class she could, including painting, pottery, and…

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Shiloh Art Contest

Shiloh Art Contest Sponsored by T. M. Brown Author of the Shiloh Southern Mystery Series Sanctuary, A Legacy of Memories (2017) Testament, An Unexpected Return (2018) Purgatory, A Progeny’s Quest (2019) Three finalists will be selected from among the entries presented to Corner Arts Gallery, Newnan, GA by 5:00 p.m. on March 23, 2018 (prior to that evening’s Spring Art Walk). Three finalists will be selected that evening from all the entries on display and they will be invited to attend the…

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NCAA Sponsors a Fiberglass Figure for Childrens Connect Museum

The Newnan Coweta Art Association is sponsoring the painting of a fiberglass figure as part of the public art exhibit “Newnan – A Storybook Town”. The effort is meant to raise funds for the Children’s Connect Museum in Newnan, GA and features various farm animals that will be painted by artists throughout the city. NCAA is sponsoring the painting of a pig figure and coordinated the design with the author of the book Sue Davis who won the award to…

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