Hightower’s Work Featured in Statewide Exhibition

October 24, 2016 at 6:45 am
Dr. Mary Lou Hightower

Dr. Mary Lou Hightower

Dr. Mary Lou Hightower, associate professor of art education and director of the FOCUS Gallery at the University of South Carolina Upstate, art piece entitled “Election 2016,” was accepted into the South Carolina Watermedia Society’s 39th Annual Exhibition in Myrtle Beach. Hightower’s work is on exhibit in the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum through November 27, 2016.

The purpose of the South Carolina Watermedia Society is to promote the aesthetic and professional interests of its members and to provide the public with artistic opportunities through watermedia painting; elevate the stature of watermedia and educate the public to its significance as an important creative permanent painting medium; further the interests of watermedia painters by its programs and competitive exhibits, and to encourage the study of watermedia painting; promulgate the highest aesthetic standards within the visual arts, and to cooperate with and participate in other similar organizations in order to stimulate the practice and appreciation of the arts.

For more information, contact Dr. Mary Lou Hightower at (864) 503- 503-5817 or mhightower@uscupstate.edu.