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Review: Gary Blackburn’s camera captures the beauty of the Southern landscape

Review: Gary Blackburn’s camera captures the beauty of the Southern landscape

Ivy Clarke, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2019

While Blackburn’s early photography work was primarily done in black and white film, these new pieces explore the power of color and digital media.

Review: Katina Bitsicas’ red thread of loss and longing

Review: Katina Bitsicas’ red thread of loss and longing

Ivy Clarke, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2019

Katina Bitsicas is the current visiting artist at Plunkett Gallery. Bitsicas’ exhibit, entitled “Revive,” explores themes centered around coming back to life even with death edging close. She uses the motif of red thread, commonly associated with human connection, to symbolize loss and longing.

Review: Christie DeNizio creates abstract beauty in a world of chaos 

Review: Christie DeNizio creates abstract beauty in a world of chaos 

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

October 14, 2019

With the use of inspiration from famous works, drawings, postcards, tarot cards and other print materials, the details in DeNizio’s art are amazing. 

Drawn to Macon 2: Art Exhibit Returns

Drawn to Macon 2: Art Exhibit Returns

Jules Tollett

February 12, 2019

The Macon Arts Alliance is hosting an art exhibit for the second year in a row named “Drawn to Macon 2”. The exhibit centers around the ideas of the different types of drawing, and mainly focuses on art that pushes the boundaries of what has previously been done. This exhibit features art from several local...

Typical Sounds Creating Atypical Art

Typical Sounds Creating Atypical Art

Sterling Neill, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

This month, local artist and engineer Ernesto Gomez will display unusual pieces of artwork in the Plunkett Gallery of Hardman Hall, home to Mercer’s art department. Gomez’s exhibit showcases an arrangement of everyday sounds recorded around Hardman Hall. “Every building has a voice and re...

Local professors’ artwork shines in “Art of the Academics” exhibit

Local professors’ artwork shines in “Art of the Academics” exhibit

Sterling Neill, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2015

From Aug. 7 through Aug. 28, Macon was indulged with an exhibit entitled “Art of the Academics” held at the 567 Center for Renewal. The artwork in the exhibit was created by faculty from various institutions in the area, including Professors Marlin Adams of Gordon State College, Shannon Riddle o...

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