Presents Best of Show award winner Debra
- The Gallery at Kentuck presents Recent
Works by Debra Fritts from June 3 through June
26, 2004. Opening
reception for the exhibit will be held June 3 from 5
to 9 pm. Fritts is the 2003 Kentuck Festival of the
Arts Best of Show award winner and has been an
exhibiting artist since 1999.
Georgia ceramic artist creates one-of-a-kind, hand
built terra-cotta sculptures with surfaces that are
layered with found object marks and fired colorants.
“They are inquisitive, honest and deep--they dwell
on the mysteries and joys of daily living. The
figures are marred with objects in order to leave
marks that echo historical textures”, states
received her BS degree in art education from the
University of Tennessee.
Her work has been exhibited at The Lowe
Gallery in Georgia and The American Craft Museum in
special reception and opportunity to meet Fritts
will be held in conjunction with Art Night, June 3
from 5 to 9 p.m.
Art Night is the first Thursday of each month
and celebrates the opening of all exhibits in
downtown Northport galleries. Kentuck studio artists also host their monthly Open Studios
for visitors to see works in progress, meet the
artists and see the actual work spaces where the
artists apply materials, design, technique and
equipment to the creative process.
Night is free and open to the public. Kentuck’s
Gallery and Kentuck Gallery Shop is open Monday
through Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday 10
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional information call
(205) 758-1257, or visit www.kentuck.org.