A CONVERSATION WITH — Oxford native Allan Innman is following the Mud Daubers pottery-student group in gathering the Ole Miss Advanced Painters for a showing at this weekend’s Double Decker Arts Festival. Innman, a staff member in the UM Art Department, will be showing both landscapes and works from his most recent collection, a nostalgic treatment of childhood toys.
In addition to Innman, artists in the group include:
- Vicki Reithel, whose work was recently featured at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. An undergraduate pursuing her bachelor of fine arts degree in painting, she will be showing some of her large, abstract, colorful works.
- Martin Arnold, a graduate student in painting, who worked for the Detroit automotive industry for years and recently discovered his love for painting. He will be featuring figurative and portraiture work.
- Judy Ford, who recently finished her undergraduate painting thesis exhibit and will be displaying some of her large abstract landscape paintings. She worked as a textile designer and lived between Jackson Hole, Wyo., and Oxford for a while.
- Sarah Story, who will be selling watercolors and still-life paintings. She is an undergraduate BFA painting student from Jackson who recently began her studies in painting.
- Christina Glover, a native of Madison preparing to enter law school, who will be showing still-life paintings.