Artist of the Month
Brookhaven Regional Arts Guild (BRAG) members have chosen Gloria M. Sweatman as their July Artist of the Month for Little Sassy!!, a 8-inch x 19-inch prismacolor pencil on Canson paper. Each month, BRAG members submit artwork based on which their fellow members choose the Artist of the Month. Member voting is on the 27th of each month from 8 a.m.- 10 p.m., and BRAG announces the chosen artists on the 28th of each month. BRAG is an offshoot of Brookhaven Trust organized in the early 1990s to save and restore Mary Jane Lampton Auditorium now part of the Mississippi School of the Arts on the former historic Whitworth College Campus. The Trust's Fine Arts Committee, tasked to preserve the arts in Brookhaven and help revitalize its arts community through exhibitions, art talks and competitions, evolved into BRAG after a group of area women started meeting on a regular basis in the mid 00s to create works. BRAG first met in January 2014. Contact BRAG at 813 Highway 51 N, Brookhaven, MS 39601-2079 or visit BRAGarts.com.