Exciting News for NCLAC Member Melanie Douthit

Local artist Melanie Douthit recently had a painting accepted into the14th Annual Venus Envy juried exhibition 2012. The juror for the show, titled "Too Much Pink", is Michaelene Walsh. The title of Melanie's accepted painting is "Night Flight". Melanie is from West Monroe and is a member of the Ouachita River Art Gallery in West Monroe, LA.

Every year, Baton Rouge Gallery and Venus Envy (a Missouri-based non-profit organization driven by women which positively affects everyone by empowering women through the arts) team up to present an exciting multimedia contemporary art exhibition showcasing the work of female artists in the southeastern United States. The 14th annual Venus Envy Baton Rouge exhibition will run April 17-26, 2012.

The reception for this exhibition, which is free and open to the public, is Saturday, April 21 from 7-9pm at the Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art, 1442 City Park Ave, Baton Rouge, LA. The contact number for the Baton Rouge Gallery is 225-383-1470. Website: www.batonrougegallery.org