Ameen Gallery to Exhibit Still Life Paintings from More Than a Dozen Artists

THIBODAUX, La. — The Nicholls Ameen Art Gallery invites you to view a variety of still life paintings by artists who have exhibited around the world. 

“Thinking Through Things: A Still Life Painting Invitational” will be open Feb. 10 to March 6. The exhibition showcases a variety of approaches to contemporary still life paintings.

Joseph Holsapple, associate professor of painting and drawing, is curating the gallery.

The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Participating artists include:

  • Joe Morzuch, a Mississippi State University professor who actively exhibits his work nationwide; 
  • Neil Callander, a University of Arkansas professor of painting; 
  • Erin Raedeke, whose work was recently exhibited in the Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio; 
  • Sara Pedigo, whose work can be found at the Drawing Room in Cos Cob, Connecticut; 
  • Edmond Praybe, whose work is displayed in First Street Gallery in New York and Y Art in Baltimore; 
  • Amy Scherer, an artist from the Seattle area; 
  • Christina Renfer Vogel, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor; 
  • Samantha Haring, an instructor at the University of Cincinnati; 
  • Aubrey Levinthal, whose work was recently exhibited in The Painting Center in New York; 
  • Tim Kennedy, whose paintings are displayed in First Street Gallery in New York; 
  • Eve Mansdorf, an associate professor at Indiana University who shows at Gallery Henoch in New York; 
  • Philip R. Jackson, University of Mississippi painting department head; 
  • Tom Walton, Southeastern Louisiana instructor; 
  • Holsapple, whose work was recently exhibited in the Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio.

For more information, contact the Department of Art at 448-4597, or Teresa Shannon, exhibitions coordinator at or 448-4595. 


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