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Alicia Rainwater – January 2023 Artist of the Month

The Newnan-Coweta Art Association (NCAA) has selected Alicia Rainwater as its featured “Artist of the Month” for January. Ms. Rainwater’s art will be featured in the entry way to Newnan City Hall (25 LaGrange Street) until January 31.   Ms. Rainwater began seriously painting at fourteen years old.  Her mother, Gwen Gazaway, was a professional artist, and Alicia had a paint brush in her hand at a very early age. As a teenager and early adult, she studied oil painting…

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NCAA Artist Susan Faircloth at the PTC Library thru Feb 28

NCAA member artist Susan Faircloth will be exhibiting her work at the PTC Library thru February 28, 2023. See her beautiful paintings at 201 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City. Artist Statement: “Art has been inside my heart all my life and expressing myself was something I always wanted to do. Growing up on a ranch in west Texas instilled in me my love for the outdoors. Art wasn’t an important part of ranch life growing up, so I kept my talent…

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Martin Pate & Yana Pindorvan at PTC Library thru Nov. 1

Two exceptional artists from the Newnan-Coweta Art Association will be on exhibit at the PTC Library thru November 1, 2022. The exhibit includes the paintings of Martin Pate, and the multimedia works of Yana Pindorvan. Martin Pate was born in South Carolina. He graduated from Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida in 1981. He has worked as a professional artist since then. Martin’s ability to paint people and historic sites has led to over 30 years of commissions with…

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Cornelia Craine on exhibit at PTC Library thru August 2022

Cornelia Craine gathers inspiration and subject matter from her local surroundings, as well as, her extensive travels.  She has a great passion for the sea, the countryside and gardens.  Her paintings are created on a synthetic surface called YUPO.  This is a tree free paper originally used in the printing industry. Cornelia attended art classes in high school but did not return to painting until she had retired.  At the time Cornelia resided in Florida and she progressed through workshops…

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Geinene Carson Now on Exhibit at PTC Library

Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Geinene’s foundation in visual art originated from a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Sculpture earned from William Carey University in Mississippi. Her artwork has varied over the course of her career with a current focus on neuron-centric subject matter and creative advocacy connecting with communities in the realms of rare disease, neuroscience, and mental health. This unexpected creative journey originated with the desire to better grasp her daughter’s rare genetic disorder (22q13)…

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Alicia Rainwater at the PTC Library

Alicia Gazaway Rainwater will be exhibiting her work at the Peachtree City Library until February 28th, 2022. Alicia began painting at fourteen years old following in her mother’s footsteps. As a teenager and early adult, she studied oil painting and acrylic under Atlanta renowned artist, Joe Segars. While in college at Clayton State University, Alicia studied art under Art Professor, Tommy Doughtery. Later she became interested in watercolor and acrylics and changed mediums. Largely self taught in watercolor, she has…

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