Women’s strengths featured at Arts Council open house

Those who appreciate the visual arts had the opportunity to watch four artists at work Saturday as the Arts Council of Livingston Parish hosted an open house at its center on Hummell Street.

The open house was the Arts Council’s contribution to Women’s Week conducted by the Women’s Council of Greater Baton Rouge Sept. 25-Oct. 4. One of the purposes of the special week was to showcase and share the strengths of women and women’s groups.

The four artists were painters Paulette Ferguson and Pat Zeller, jewelry designer Cherie Ducote-Breaux and fabric artist Mary Felder. The four are active in the Arts Council of Livingston Parish, a group that counts 65 members dedicated to creating and preserving an interest in both the visual and performing arts.

All four are professional artists whose creations are purchased by appreciative art collectors. At the same time, all say that they

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