Jonathan Green, The Passing of Eloise, 1988. Oil on Masonite. © Jonathan Green. Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.
Current Exhibition

Jonathan Green: Selections from the Permanent Collection

Born and raised in the South Carolina low country, Jonathan Green graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1982 and has sustained a very successful career ever since. His paintings can be found in major museum, corporate, and private collections around the world. He is represented in the Morris Museum’s permanent collection by nearly forty works…

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November 21, 2018 - January 27, 2019
William Greiner, Blue Heart, Houma, Louisiana, 1989. Digital C-print. Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia. Gift of William Greiner.
Current Exhibition

Local Color: Photography in the South

Local Color, an exhibition of more than forty works drawn from the Morris Museum’s permanent collection, explores the special role that color photography has played in the history of Southern photography since it was first popularized by William Christenberry and William Eggleston. In addition to those pioneers, the exhibition features work by John Baeder, William Greiner, Birney Imes, Jim McGuire, and Meryl Truett, to…

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December 8, 2018 - February 17, 2019
Anne Marchand, Flash, 2013. Acrylic and latex. Courtesy of the artist.
Upcoming Exhibition

Recent Abstractions by Anne Marchand

Anne Marchand was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She says that growing up in such a colorful environment, redolent with Spanish, French, and African influences, left a lasting impression on her color sensibility. She traveled widely throughout the South, which had a similarly profound effect on her developing visual vocabulary of form and color derived from nature. She earned a bachelor’s…

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January 26 - April 14
Upcoming Exhibition

The Many Things That Fall in Between: Recent Work by Baker Overstreet

Baker Overstreet’s first solo show at the Morris Museum of Art features new paintings—in the artist’s words, “wildly colorful” works on panel, ranging from the very small to the very large. Predominantly abstract, they reference many things—“ghastly hybrid animals, seductresses, deviant clowns, and many things that fall in between.”  These paintings represent a new direction for the artist: “to explore the…

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March 1 - May 19