A great art exhibit going on now at Dog River Library. Check out the details:
****ANN COCKERILL ART EXHIBIT AT THE DOG RIVER LIBRARY****
The art of Douglas County artist Ann Cockerill is on display during June at the Dog River Library, 6100 Georgia Highway 5. The exhibit, entitled “Douglas County and Beyond”, features paintings inspired by the County’s rich history and beauty, as well as her favorite places in France.
The exhibit in the Library lobby and community room includes Bennett’s Store, Sweetwater Creek State Park, and Mitchell’s Mill. The display has free admission and is open to the Public at any time the Library is open.
Mrs. Cockerill is the owner of The Red Cockerill Gallery, located at 2845 Cemetery Street in Austell, where she and husband, Bill, have been in business since 1975. The Gallery displays her artwork and his pottery, woodwork, and framing. She was commissioned by the State of Georgia to paint James Oglethorpe, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Marquis de LaFayette life-size portraits for the Old Capitol in Milledgeville. She has won numerous awards, including Best in Show at the Spirit de France Arts Festival at Chateau Elan, Best of Show at the Ellijay Apple Festival, and First Place at the North Wildwood Beach NJ Art Exhibition. She is a member of the Douglas County Art Guild.
The Cockerills reside in the Beulah Community of Douglas County.
Thanks as always to Wes Tallon from the county with the latest!