Exhibit opening & artist reception:

Time From:
9:00 am

Time To:
4:00 pm

Free & Open to the Public

On display:
Feb 5 through April 2

The Legacy of Mary Sherwood Wright Jones. Creativity shapes our lives, empowering us to discover new directions. Explore an exhibition tracing the impact of nationally known, Licking County artist Mary Sherwood Wright Jones (1892-1985.) Widely recognized for her children’s illustrations, her fine artworks are featured here for the first time. Her legacy spans generations. By following her early passion for drawing, Jones set an example for her children, grandchildren, and her great-grandchildren.

Join us for the art show closing! 
Permission to Create closing reception: 1-4 PM
Artist Remarks: 2 PM, Conversational talk in the gallery with artists Anne Sherwood Pundyk and Michael Kennedy

Read the article in ArtCritical 

View the Virtual Gallery

View a short video (1:44) of artist Michael Kennedy, who discusses the fascinating roots of this exhibit and the potential to inspire others.

The exhibition traces that gift through the paintings and photographs of two of her grandchildren, Michael Kennedy and Anne Sherwood Pundyk and one of her great-children, Phoebe Pundyk. The artwork, videos and books on display share her life lessons with viewers, perhaps inspiring ideas about ways to embrace creativity in their own lives.

Free and Open to the Public/On Display February 5 through April 2


Other Resources:

Interested in Anne Sherwood Pundyk’s artist’s book? View details.

The Garden is currently available for purchase.