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662-844-2787 | Gumtree Museum of Art, Tupelo MS | 02.01.2020 - 03.30.2020, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Free to the public

Cast of Blues Exhibition

Sharon McConnell-Dickerson is an artist, lecturer, teacher, and speaker. Her work is featured in numerous exhibitions and included in museum, university, and private art collections.

It is for her life-masks of legendary blues musicians that McConnell-Dickerson is best known. “I wanted to discover the faces behind the music I love, so I went to Mississippi to map out the visages of the real Delta Blues men and women.” Her project took root and found a strong direction of its own, leading her to create masks of fifty-two musicians