Health System Hosts Works of Late Golden Isles Artist

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Aug. 28, 2008 – The works of the late Mary Trussell Griffith are currently on display in the Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Care Center Art Gallery, 2500 Starling St., Brunswick. The pieces on display include watercolors, oils, acrylics, and pencil drawings.

Griffith, who had a fine arts degree from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia and a graduate degree from the Memphis Art Academy, moved to Jekyll Island in 1968 and began teaching art at Glynn Academy and Risley High School. Following her retirement in 1978, Griffith worked as a professional artist until her death in September 2003. Her work has been exhibited around the world and she supervised Glynn Academy students in the painting of the Golden Isles history mural that currently hangs in the Brunswick-Glynn County Library.

his free exhibit of her works will be on display through Sept. 30 and is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. For more information about the exhibit or to purchase prints, contact Lynda Dalton-Gallagher at (912) 262-0628 or artdowntown@bellsouth.net.