Popular Art Exhibit, Sale Returns

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Art lovers and artists can celebrate the winter holidays at the third annual "Good Things Come in Small Packages" show and sale on the UWG campus.  

"Good Things Come in Small Packages" show and sale is back. "Good Things Come in Small Packages" show and sale is back.

 The popular exhibit will feature a one-day art sale with artwork by UWG faculty, students, alumni and community residents on Thursday, Dec. 3. An Opening Party will celebrate the event that evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The party and art sale are free and the community is invited to attend.

Submissions of art no larger than 12' x 12' x 12' will cover the walls of the Main Gallery in the Humanities Building and will be available for purchase from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Good Things exhibit is an eclectic range of works including oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings, photography, charcoal, pencil and ink drawings, ceramics, mixed media, printmaking and sculpture. Artists and the Department of Art benefit from the sales.

"In these tough economic times, making the choice to support local artists and buying something handmade and unique is a powerful statement," said Stephanie Smith, instructor of art and coordinator of the Gallery exhibits. "Giving handmade items is a gift from the heart." 

The Good Things show and sale sold out in the last two years. Take the opportunity to own a work of art at reasonable prices and benefit both the artist and the Department of Art. For more information, call 678-839-4950 or e-mail slsmith@westga.edu