Art exhibit in Beeville
An exhibition of painting, sculpture, and glasswork by South Texas artist Jayne Duryea is open to the public at the Beeville Art Museum through July 19. The exhibit is titled “Nature, our greatest teacher & the Blue Pearl.”
Although originally from New York, Duryea has been a resident of South Texas since 1981, and has served as division chair of Fine Arts and Kinesiology at Coastal Bend College in Beeville since 1988, where she is also director of the Simon Michael Gallery.
Duryea is a member of the Texas Fine Arts Association, Glass Art Society, American Association of University Women, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and has been nominated as “Texas Artist of the Year” two years in a row (2008-09 and 2009-10). The Beeville Art Museum, located at 401 E. Fannin, is open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. To contact the museum, call 361-358-8615 or visit www.bamtexas.org.