Briarcrest Spring 2016 Artist In Residence - Maggie Russell
If you are walking in front of the Sparks Chapel and see some magnificant new works of art...the work is by a former BCS graduate, Maggie Russell.
Maggie Russell graduated from Briarcrest in 2003. She worked diligently at her post-secondary education in Fine art earning a BA from Hendrix College and an MFA from The Memphis College of Art. In 2006, she studied at The New York Studio School during the Summer Painting and Drawing Marathon. Each of Maggie’s characters carries a snazzy description about her fictitious people. In 2015 Maggie is featured in the balance issue in the magazine, Trouve`. She has exhibited work throughout the Memphis area as well as New York, Philadelphia, Nashville, Northwest Arkansas, and Oxford, MS. Her work can be seen at her studio, The Art Factory, 777 South Cox Ave.
If interested in commission work or purchasing the works seen in this exhibition, please contact Maggie at http://www.mrussellart.com/. Maggie will speak to the visual art classes of BCS on Thursday, April 28th. Everyone is welcome.
To see more of Maggie’s work, please visit her latest exhibition at the gallery of Jay Etkins on 942 South Cooper St. Memphis TN. 901-550- 0064