Local artist Melanie Douthit recently had a painting accepted into the
14th Annual Venus Envy juried exhibition 2012. The juror for the show,
titled “Too Much Pink”, is Michaelene Walsh. The title of Melanie’s
accepted painting is “Night Flight”. Melanie is from West Monroe and
is a member of the Ouachita River Art Gallery in West Monroe, LA.
Every year, Baton Rouge Gallery and Venus Envy (a Missouri-based
non-profit organization driven by women which positively affects
everyone by empowering women through the arts) team up to present an
exciting multimedia contemporary art exhibition showcasing the work of
female artists in the southeastern United States. The 14th annual
Venus Envy Baton Rouge exhibition will run April 17-26, 2012.
The reception for this exhibition, which is free and open to the
public, is Saturday, April 21 from 7-9pm at the Baton Rouge Gallery
Center for Contemporary Art, 1442 City Park Ave, Baton Rouge, LA. The
contact number for the Baton Rouge Gallery is 225-383-1470. Website: