Hightower’s Work Accepted Into The Juried Statewide Exhibition

November 1, 2010 at 10:39 am

Spartanburg, S.C. – Dr. Mary Lou Hightower, associate professor of art education and director of the FOCUS Gallery at the University of South Carolina Upstate, had a mixed media art piece entitled “Circling Around The Problem” accepted into the South Carolina Watermedia Society’s 33rd Annual Exhibition in Rock Hill. Hightower’s work, which was selected from more than 200 entries, is on exhibit in the Center for the Arts on Main Street Rock Hill from October 2 to November 19.

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.