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Welcome to the Mississippi Artists Guild, where creativity knows no bounds. Discover a vibrant community of artists, showcasing diverse talents and creating a tapestry of visual expression. Join us in celebrating the rich cultural heritage and artistic endeavors that define Mississippi's creative spirit. Together, we cultivate a thriving ecosystem for artistic exploration. Join us in shaping the future of Mississippi's artistic landscape.

Jerrod Partridge Meets with MAG Members in May

Jerrod is a full-time studio artist while also teaching drawing and painting workshops. He has exhibited his work in Japan, Italy, and across the United States. Jerrod and his wife Jessie own and run Palmette, a flower shop and art gallery located in the Springs Hotel in downtown Ocean Springs, MS. He leads Visual Explorations trips to Europe each summer, and he is also owner and co-creator of Art Space 86 which uses events to provide opportunities for artists and enrich communities through art. Jerrod and his artwork have been featured in Portico Jackson Magazine, Northside Sun, Find it in Fondren, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, Number: Inc Arts Journal, Magnolia Magazine, Northeast Ledger, Madison Magazine, and the Scott County Times.Jerrod Partridge, an artist based in Mississippi is known for his vibrant and expressive paintings, Partridge often draws inspiration from the culture, landscapes, and people of Mississippi. His work has been featured in various galleries and exhibitions both locally and nationally, showcasing his unique artistic style and perspective.

(Waitlisted) Kevin Macpherson Teaches MAG Members September 24-27, 2024

Expected to be an early sell out......MAG is excited to have Kevin Macpherson for a workshop.

Kevin is recognized as one of America's most accomplished Impressionistic plein air painters. His discipline and dedication have earned him critical success and numerous awards for his artwork. He is a member of many top organizations and has been recognized for his accomplishments and influence, including Master Oil Painters of America, Master American Impressionists Society, Master member California Art Club, member of the Salmagundi Club and Founding member and first president of the Plein Air Painters of America.

His work has been featured in more than 75 publications, books, television series and video. In addition to writing three popular books on landscape painting he has established stimulating artistic adventures. These include international venues and opportunities such as Chateau des Arts, En Plein Air Masters, Brush with Life and Artist’s Mentor Online and the television series, Passport and Palette.

2024 MAG Member Judged Art Show at Pacesetter Gallery

David Allen "Sunday Morning Stogie", Best in Show

Vicky Ramsay "Oh My", Oil First Place

Mary Ann Elliott "Crawdads Singing" Watercolor First Place

Bonnie Atkinson "Sunset at Mobile Bay Landing" Pastel First Place

Kay Meadows "Walter Anderson Museum VW Van" Acrylic First Place

Charles O'Mara "Family Tree" Betty Smith Award

Pat Fitzgerald, "Aloha73" Ann Rowcliff Award

Debbie Myers, "Aussie Girl" Dianne Norman Award

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MAG members have the opportunity to participate in Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Pastel Workshops, Local Art Shows (Judged and Non-Judged, and monthly meetings with dynamic speakers.

The Mississippi Artists' Guild has proudly promoted local Mississippi Artists since 1974.

Members Meet the First Tuesday of Each Month (September - May) at 5:30pm. If you are interested in joining the MAG Guild, please review the MAG Objectives and Membership Bylaws listed below to ensure our group will meet your expectations. Once you are satisfied that our guild is for you, select "Contact" and "Join Us" to complete an application for membership.

MAG Membership Bylaws

A. Membership shall be limited to those individuals who have attained the age of 18 and are residents of Mississippi.

B. The Executive Board will make a decision on any active member’s request for hardship status on a case by case basis.

C. No person otherwise qualified for membership in this organization will be denied membership because of race, religion, sex or political affiliations.

D. A prospective member will be permitted to attend only one meeting as a guest before making application for membership.

E. The Standing Rules of the Guild shall govern the process of membership applications.

MAG Objectives

  • Promote Local Artists within the state of Mississippi
  • Promote high standards of art among the members
  • Promote the study and improvement of Fine Art
  • Members participate in art competitions
  • Provide educational programs to increase the knowledge and talent of member artists

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