Attic Gallery set to host art show to ‘Remember’

Published 3:24 pm Thursday, February 20, 2020

Memories are reminders of one’s past that reside in our minds. Some might be welcomed while others not.

The Attic Gallery has challenged artists with this notion of looking back, and on Friday, Feb. 28 from 7 to 9 p.m., an art show will be held with the theme “I Remember.”

“We figured now that we’ve been at it for nearly 49 years. We do have a few memories to share, if we can conjure them up,” Attic Gallery owner Lesley Silver said.

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Silver holds two-to-three art shows each year, showcasing 40-to-50 pieces at each show.

In addition to those who come out for the show, Silver said, many of the participating artists attend.

“They love to see each other’s work,” she said.

It is exciting for Silver, too, with her likening it to a surprise every time a piece comes into the gallery.

Vicksburg artist Keith Matthews has submitted several pieces for the show, one of which is a watercolor of The Glass Kitchen.

The iconic restaurant was located on the corner of South and Walnut streets where the BancorpSouth parking lot is now.

“He has also done a watercolor of Goldies (the original Goldies Trail Bar-B-Que restaurant that was located on Washington Street) and the Joy Theatre,” Silver said.

The artwork will be hung in Silver and her husband, Daniel Boone’s, apartment, at 1101 Washington St, above The Attic Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Participating artist include Pat Abernathy, Rick Anderson, Lane Berg, Jean Blue, Tony Davenport, Lynthia Edwards; Elayne Goodman, Kennith Humphrey, Lucy Hunnicutt, Randy Jolly, Ellen Langford, Ron Lindsey, Keith Matthews, George Ann McCullough, Patt Odom, Becky Pate, Susie Ranager, Jamie Tate and Carol Zoerb.

For more information, call 601-638-9221.

About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“From staying informed with local governmental issues to hearing the stories of its people, a hometown newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at The Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I will be able to continue to grow and hone in on my skills as I help share the stories in Vicksburg. When asked what I like most about my job, my answer is always ‘the people.’

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