ART TALK: Leach, Everett share inspiration behind exhibits

first_imgLatest Stories ART TALK: Leach, Everett share inspiration behind exhibits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Those who attended the artists’ reception viewed Leach’s “Flights of Fancy” exhibition in the upper gallery and Everett’s “Something Fishy” in the lower gallery and visited personally with the artists.Wiley White, JCA exhibition coordinator, said the piano music of Patrick Jackson, as always, set the mood perfectly for the viewing of the artwork. Among those in attendance included members of the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan and students of both Leach and Everett.“And, as always, the Troy community was there to show its support for the artists and in appreciation for their work,” White said. You Might Like Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Daycenter_img Those who gathered for the artists’ reception for Russell Everett and Beverly West Leach Thursday night at the Johnson Center for the Arts enjoyed a night amazing art, interesting art talks and the JCA docents’ great snack table to which Everett contributed barbecue and a link of sausage.Bill Hopper, JCA board chairman, said the arts center in honored to have highly acclaimed local artist exhibit at the JCA.“The honor is ours,” Hopper said. “Russell and Beverly are outstanding artists and, as instructors at Troy University, they are positively influencing the arts through their students.” The art talks were held in the lower level and were very entertaining and informative.“To hear Russell Everett and Beverly Leach is always a real treat. They are so different in their presentations and everyone enjoyed them immensely,” White said.Everett, in somewhat “Old Man in the Sea” fashion, talked about the beginning of his interest in art.“I lived with my grandmother and her yard was sand,” he said. “I could draw in the sand and that interested me.”Everett talked about the influence of Robert Mitchum and Richard Burton. He talked about Moby Dick and drawing Iwo Jima with crayons. He told about kicking rocks and the trauma of shooting a deer and watching it die.“I will never kill a deer as long as there is Winn-Dixie,” he said. Everett told about hammer-head sharks and how their favorite food is a stingray and about flamingoes that fly in such large numbers they blackened the sky. He told of sailors who thought manatees were mermaids.“I think the sailors had been on the water too long,” Everett said.Who could follow that, White said, “except Beverly Leach.”Leach told the arts patrons that both her grandfathers were coal miners.“I came from a blue-collar background and from people with a strong work ethic,” she said. “I always loved to draw but I never thought I would be a graphic designer in advertising but I was.”Leach, laughingly, said she was only 10-years-old during Woodstock. She missed out on that big thing so her art was not influenced by the hippy movement. However, most everything else in her life is manifested in her work.Leach is an educator, a beekeeper, a traveler, a keeper of things big and small, important and not so important.She said her art is made up of things that she has spent her life around — music boxes, knickknacks and of things that have influenced her life – the social commentaries, “Gone with the Wind” and such.“They are part of my art, whether they are layers of meaning or just look pretty,” she said.The artists’ work will be on exhibit at the JCA into October. The Johnson Center for the Arts is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and until 3 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free. 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Eight interview for police chief

first_imgSkip The interview panel will begin the task of narrowing the list of candidates to three some time the end of the week or the next.“Our hope is to name a chief of police for the City of Brundidge before the end of December,” Wright said.The interview panel for the positon of Chief of Police for the City of Brundidge included Mayor Isabell Boyd, Wright, Linda Faust, city clerk; Byron Gaynor, city council member; and Lt. Charles Wilson, interim police chief. By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Book Nook to reopen “The interviews went well and we appreciate all of those who applied and those who participated in the interviews,” Wright said. “Hiring a police chief is uncharted waters for us and we will not take it lightly.”Wright said an extensive background check will be required of the candidate who is selected.And, response time will be a major consideration.While living in Brundidge in not a requirement for the position of police chief, it is important that the chief is a phone call away, Wright said. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Eight interview for police chief Sponsored Content Published 7:59 pm Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel You Might Likecenter_img By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Email the author Wright said the city received 20-plus applicants for the position of city police chief. The list was very impressive and it was not easy to narrow the list to those to be interviewed.The interviews were conducted on Monday and Tuesday and they included local candidates as well as those as distant as Georgia. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Print Article Mayor on COVID surge: ‘It’s been a tough time’ Troy City Council members took pause on Tuesday to acknowledge COVID deaths that hit close to home among employees and… read more The initial interviews have been completed for the position of chief of police for the City of Brundidge.Willie Wright, Brundidge City Manager, said the first round of interviews with eight applicants ended Tuesday afternoon. The interview panel will now narrow the applicants to three.“From there, we will make a decision as to the candidate we believe will be the best fit for the city and its citizens” Wright said.  “And, also, someone who will have the same positive impact as Chief Moses Davenport who served the city as its chief for 25 years.” Latest Storieslast_img read more

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