Mississippi Art Colony
Spring 2004, Traveling Show and Awards


The juror for inclusion and awards was Joseph A. Smith, Professor of Fine Art, School of Art & Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

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Constance Keith Alford

Honorable Mention



Saradel Berry


Lu-Lu's View

Saradel Berry


Who Invited Her"

Billie Bourgeois


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This Used to be a Pond

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Billie Bourgeois

Apples, Some Sampled

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Evelyne Breland

Art Supply Headquarters Award

Peer Award


My Glass Collection I

Cindy O'Barr Davis



Denise Dengler


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Green Pitcher

Martha Guthrie


Calla Lilies

Martha Guthrie

Halcyone Barnes Memorial Award



Man in the box with cat

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Sandra Halat

2nd place "Eloise" award


Lizzie, Lucy and a pig named Jeff

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Sandra Halat


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Self Portrait on Mylar

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Sandra Halat



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Mary Hardy

Hugh Williams drawing award


What's Left

Alex Loeb

Let's Dance Again

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Tina Lutz

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Bare Naked Ladies with Bare Naked Ladies

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Judy MacInnis

Little Girl Lost

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Judy MacInnis


Mesa VII

Cheryl D. McClure



Cheryl D. McClure


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Max and Fish

Byron Myrick


Joseph's Coat

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Patt Odom


Being aware of Images

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Susie Ranager

1st Place Award



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Susie Ranager

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Woman by the Sea

Berndt Savig

Hosford Fontaine "Best of Workshop" Award


Havana Ghetto

Richard Stephens

J. Smith Juror's Award


Guilty Conscience

Jamie Tate

Southern Breeze "Lallah Award" for most Innovative


A lifetime achievement award was presented to Jean and Alex Loeb for their dedication and support of the Mississippi art colony throughout the years.

A new award called the "Golden Loeb" was presented to Evelyne Breland.

Keith and Constance Keith Alford presented Colony with $1000 to begin an endowment fund.

The show will travel to:

"Southern Breeze" Gallery, Jackson, MS through May 20, 2004.

"Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, Vicksburg, MS July and August

Sherie Sekul, Ocean Springs, MS, September 1-24, 2004


Mississippi art colony would like to thank all the people who have contributed to the awards and exhibit venues for the work of the traveling show.

click here for "Candid" photos taken by Claudia Balthrup