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1/17/2019

Most of my work is about composition and color and the relationship they have as merging entities on canvas and how those elements move the viewer's eye from one point to the other. Warm vs cool and how they harmonize or play against one another is what I strive for in...

“Il y a des fleurs partout pour qui veut bien les voir.”

(There are flowers everywhere for those who really want to see them.)

— Henri Matisse

Recently, at the Mississippi Art Colony, a very nice lady asked me, “Chatham, how in the world do you know what to do next when y...

“Il y a des fleurs partout pour qui veut bien les voir.”

(There are flowers everywhere for those who really want to see them.)

— Henri Matisse

                  This quote by Henri Matisse captures how I want my paintings to feel to viewers as they are hit with the joy of...

I received a wake-up call last evening. Yes, me who tries tirelessly to be current on the national and international art scene and especially the Hattiesburg scene. Somehow in my zeal to 'cover all the bases' and 'touch every project' personally, I missed out on a tale...

Look out across Mississippi and see the entrepreneurial success stories that surround many small towns and cities. Creatives and other stakeholders have partnered adding life to otherwise overlooked urban areas.  Once dilapidated and unloved properties seem to glow wit...

7/4/2017


Don Norris

We asked Hattiesburg’s Don Norris to say a word or two about black and white photography and about his work that is currently exhibited for sale at Oddfellows Gallery. Here’s what he shared with us:

Black and white photography is always about form....

Every small town in the south has that one special place that best expresses the culture and history of its people. Hattiesburg, Mississippi is no different. Oddfellows Gallery located in the heart of Downtown Hattiesburg is both a public venue and a selling artists...

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