Tougaloo Art Colony

Date: July 14-19, 2013

The Tougaloo Art Colony is a retreat for nationally acclaimed artists, emerging artists, art educators, art students, and interested adult learners to engage in dialogue and to create works that help extend the multicultural dimensions of America’s visual arts culture. The Tougaloo Art Colony consists of seven days of studios led by guest artist instructors from a variety of media, geographic regions, and backgrounds. The daily studio workshops and the shared evening sessions provide a forum for artists to gain insight from instructors, to explain and talk about their own work, the work of other artists and to share and compare techniques and art theories. The close associations formed through a week of intensive study provide a network for ongoing relationships between artists and celebration through the arts, the common denominator of the human spirit and its relationship to our contemporary world.

  • Up to 6 CEU credits
  • 1 hour college credit
  • Free Hot Art Exhibit
  • Free daily art talks
  • Choose studio sessions in art led by nationally known artists

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Hot Art Exhibit: Works by Art Colony Instructors, Participants, National and Local Artists featured. [ARTISTS MAY apply for submission in this annual exhibit by contacting JOHNNIE M. GILBERT AT or call the numbers listed below].

For additional information regarding the Tougaloo Art Colony, contact:

Minnie Watson
601-977-7839; e-mail at

Johnnie Mae Gilbert