Delta Artists To Be Featured by Oxford At Reception-Show Prior
To The Ole Miss-Memphis University Game on Sept. 25.
Charleston, Oxford organizations and residents of both communities are sponsoring a unique exhibit of paintings by self-taught artist Joe Wrenn in Oxford on Sept. 25.
The exhibit will include performances by renown Delta artist Joe Abel and Mac Venable of Charleston and is planned as a special activity for residents and community visitors in town for the Memphis University-Ole Miss football weekend.
Wrenn has been painting for 50 years and only recently was “discovered” the Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort (CARE). CARE, Oxford’s Yoknapatawpha Arts Council and residents of both communities are sponsoring the event from 6-8 pm on Thursday, Sept.25. The reception-show-concert is being held at Oxford’s Power House and is free and includes good snacks, adult beverages.
Abel, a one-man band performs, authentic, Delta Blues – solo, with acoustic, electric, and cigar box guitars (which he makes himself from driftwood & cigar boxes) foot drums. Bill plays in national & international venues.
Joe Wrenn is increasingly being recognized for his talent and recently had shows in Charleston, Hernando and Tunica.
All proceeds from the sale of paintings go to the artist and support of CARE.