GMA Exhibit: 2022 Student Art Show

Cheryl Pate

The 2022 Student Art Show will be opening First Friday, April 1! Students from: Gadsden Community School for the Arts, Weaver High School, Westbrook Christian School, Gadsden City High School, St. James Catholic School, Carlisle Elementary School, Emma Samsom Middle School, Gadsden Middle School, Litchfield Middle School, & Etowah High School have all participated! We have some awesome talent this …

GMA Exhibit: Katie Hargrave & Meredith Lynn: Mirror Muir: The Cumberland Mountains.

Cheryl Pate

“Mirror Muir: The Cumberland Mountains” is a new exhibition at The Gadsden Museum of Art by collaborative multimedia artists Meredith Laura Lynn and Katie Hargrave. The exhibition explores 19th-century American environmental writer John Muir and his continued legacy in the Southeast. Included in the exhibition are new sculptures, videos, and collages made with imagery the artists captured during a visit …

GMA Exhibit: Amy R. Peterson: Winter Light

Cheryl Pate

About Winter Light In the winter, the sun stays lower in the South casting longer shadows throughout the day than in any other season. In the winter, there’s a reprieve in the Alabama humidity so colors often appear more vibrant and saturated. When days or weeks of cloudy skies part and give way to long sunbeams I rush to capture …

GMA Exhibit: Jill Hamrick

Cheryl Pate

Will be shown in the Main gallery. Jill Hamrick’s work is a collection of self-photographs where she portrays past generations of her family and how they have transformed her into the person she is today. The photos range from 2012-2020 as she transformed herself through hair and original clothing of her ancestors. After a series of significant shifts in her …

GMA Exhibit: Sheri Schumacher

Cheryl Pate

Sheri Schumacher is a textile designer-maker, based in Auburn, Alabama, and the Washington D.C. area. Her creative practice focuses on exploring narratives about cultural landscapes and recording a sense of place through observation and material investigation. She works with a range of processes, including hand stitching and fabric manipulation. Sheri received an MFA in design from Cranbrook Academy of Art …