New Seafood Museum exhibit to focus on the Gulf Coast

The beauty of the Mississippi Gulf Coast will be the focus of a new exhibit being unveiled during an opening reception at the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

From 6 to 8 p.m., visitors to the museum will be able to tour the Bruce Seabolt exhibit, speak with the artist and view several of his paintings. 

A native of Ocean Springs, Seabolt enjoys illustrating the life and scenes of Mississippi and the Gulf Coast through the use of acrylic and oils.

His paintings are displayed in several states as well as in areas of Germany, St. John Virgin Islands and Nova Scotia.  Seabolt’s work has won awards from the Ocean Springs Art Association and the Singing River Art Association.
Seabolt is retired from the U.S. Air Force and studied with The Famous Artists School of Westport, Connecticut.  He also studied architectural drafting in Sturgis, S.D. and majored in fine art and illustration at the Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design.

The reception for the Bruce Seabolt exhibit is free and will include refreshments and hors d’oeuvres.  The exhibit will hang through Feb. 21. Details: 228-435-6320.