Turner Center Gallery opens exhibitions with reception

VALDOSTA – The Turner Center is hosting a Gallery Opening Reception for multiple art exhibits on Monday, September 19 from 5-7 p.m.


The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts Opening Reception will be held on Monday, September 19, from 5 to 7 p.m., at 527 N. Patterson Street. The gallery opening features the work of Walter Hobbs – “For the Love of Mud”; Kenny Nobles – “Exploring South Georgia Through My Lens”; and The Florida Artist Group, Inc. – “2022 Jury’s Choice Exhibition”. Admission is free and open to the public.

Walter Hobbs – Hobbs was a ceramics studio artist in Valdosta in the 1970s and later served as artist-in-residence at the Turner Center for the Arts in Valdosta and the Glynn Art Association. Hobbs’ work has been exhibited throughout the South in several dozen exhibitions. He exhibits and sells his work in nearly a dozen galleries and boutiques across Georgia and Florida and has received numerous Georgia and Florida art awards.

Kenny Nobles – is a nature, wildlife and landscape photographer who was born and raised in Southeast Georgia. Nobles’ photography reflects the landscapes, lifestyles, hobbies and professions of those who live in or visit coastal Georgia. He also enjoys photographing the native wildlife of the region. Nobles’ work has been published in Journal of American Bees and other local magazines and newspapers.

Florida Artists Group (FLAG) is Florida’s premier professional-level artist organization

which inspires, celebrates and promotes the excellence of the state’s best visual artists.

FLAG exemplifies the highest principles and standards in visual arts, exhibitions, services and educational opportunities for its members and the general public. FLAG enhances the visibility and livelihood of its artists through its prestigious annual symposium and exhibition, as well as other exhibition and networking events throughout the year.

All exhibits will remain open in the galleries for public enjoyment until Wednesday, November 2. For more information, call 229.247.2787 or visit www.turnercenter.org. Clients requiring special assistance may contact the Center to make these arrangements.

Julia P. Cluff