Art Exhibition opens Dec. 1


Millie Gosch’s “return home” to where she grew up takes place this week with an opening reception Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the McRitchie-Hollis Museum.

“Painting was always a part of me,” says Mille Gosch, who has painted since she was a child, growing up at the 74 Jackson St. home that now serves as the museum.

She pursued her passion in art studies at Salem College in Winston-Salem, N.C. Later, she returned to her native Georgia and settled in the Atlanta area. After a successful career in the decorative arts, Gosch returned to her first love of fine arts.

Gosch says she finds the lowlands and rural fields in the area and the marshes and waters of coastal Georgia inspirations for her landscape paintings. She is active in bringing well-know plein air painters to the Southeast to teach workshops.

Gosch has won several awards, most recently as a finalist in the prestigious RayMar Second Annual Fine Art Competition with her oil painting “Sunrise in Summer.” She has been accepted in exhibitions throughout Georgia and in the Southeast. Her work hangs in numerous private collections and she is represented by the following Southeastern galleries: Huff Harrington, Atlanta, GA; Frameworks Gallery, Marietta, GA; Loretta Goodwin Gallery, Birmingham, AL and Stellers Jacksonville, FL.