Fondren Renaissance brings a talented array of water color and oil artists to their May show at The Cedars. Opening May 2, the show is entitled ‘Mississippi Colorists’ and will feature artists Bob Pennebaker, Sammy Britt, Gerald DeLoach, Richard Kelso, David Taylor, Melanie Atkinson, Susan Russell, Diane Bryan, Robin Whitfield and Julie McCartney.

The reception from 5pm to 8pm is free and open to the public. A portion of all of the proceeds from sales of artists’ work goes to the continuing maintenance and restoration efforts of The Cedars, Jackson’s oldest residential home circa 1840.

The Cedars is located at 4145 Old Canton Road and parking is conveniently available across the street at St. Andrew’s Lower School. A security crossing guard is available during opening receptions.

Mississippi Colorists will hang through May 31, 2013. Gallery hours are Tue- Fri, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, call Kay Holloway at 601.366.5552

Update: Photos from the opening