‘O Holy Night’ dis­play com­ing to RCAC gallery

The Standard Journal - - LOCAL - From staff re­ports More works can be found on her web­site at www.su­sand­wa­ters.com.

Wit­ness the magic of the na­tiv­ity scene like never be­fore by vis­it­ing the up­com­ing ‘O Holy Night’ dis­play by lo­cal artist Su­san Wa­ters.

The up­com­ing show is set to be held at the Rock­mart Cul­tural Arts Cen­ter start­ing on Novem­ber 7 and con­ti­n­un­ing through De­cem­ber 22.

Lo­cals art lovers are in­vited to view the life-size pa­per mâché sculp­tures of Mary, Joseph, baby Je­sus, shep­herds, don­keys, sheep, an­gels, and more in the dis­play brought to life by Wa­ters and her use of clay and pa­per mâché to­gether to form fig­ures that em­body a life-like char­ac­ter in each of her cre­ations.

The of­fi­cial re­cep­tion is sched­uled for Nov. 11 from 1 through 3 p.m., and groups are now wel­come to sched­ule tours to the creche dis­play by email­ing [email protected]­mart-ga.gov or call­ing 770-684-2707. Any­one in­ter­ested in vis­it­ing the gallery are wel­come to view the cur­rent “Vi­sions in Tex­tiles” and more at the Rock­mart Cul­tural Arts Cen­ter, lo­cated at 316 North Pied­mont Av­enue Bldg 300.

Wa­ters, who was born in Bath, Eng­land, is known for a va­ri­ety of me­dia. She works with oils, wa­ter­col­ors, acrylics, clay, and pa­per mâché. Her de­tailed pa­per mâché and wire sculp­tures were used by Rock­mart First United Methodist Church in Rock­mart’s Christ­mas Pa­rade.

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Above: Su­san Wa­ters cre­ated an “O Holy Night” life-size Creche Dis­play to show off in Novem­ber and De­cem­ber.

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