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Virgie R. Fleenor Art Gallery to Feature Lillian Trettin in Exhibit in October & November

October 01, 2012

During the months of October and November, the exhibit "Grappling with Flannery O'Connor's South," by Dr. Lillian Trettin will display in the Bristol Public Library’s Virgie R. Fleenor Art Gallery. Dr. Trettin’s exhibit will be on display in the Virgie R. Fleenor Art Gallery October 2nd – November 23rd. The library is open Monday- Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday- Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays 2 p.m.-5 p.m. For questions about the library or any of its programs, call (276) 821-6148 or visit www.bristol-library.org.

Cut-paper collages by Lillian Trettin, resident of Mount Pleasant SC and Jonas Ridge NC, interpret novelist O'Connor's dark Southern humor, eccentric characters and sharp social and moral commentary. Her artwork is figurative and narrative with a style derived from comics, sometimes with an absurdist twist or a dark satirical side. Dr. Trettin prefers scissors and drawing instruments to paint brushes. She makes cut-paper collages from handmade, hand painted and commercial paper.

A reception and talk with be held on Sunday, October 7th from 2-4 p.m.