The Customs House Museum’s Kimbrough Gallery is the temporary home to Black-faced Tamarins, Sumatran Tigers, and Cherry-throated Tanagers through October 4th. The artwork in the exhibit, Nature as Art, Art as Awareness, was created by members of the 52-Week-Challenge, a social media group. Begun in January of 2014, Kitty Harvill, founder of the group, states “The idea was to challenge myself and like minded artists to paint from a nature photo presented each Monday, and to complete it within a week’s time. I had challenged myself to daily painting in 2009 and reaped the rewards of such a strict discipline, but wanted to be a little more generous and not as constricting with a commitment every day for 365 days.” Currently the group’s membership boasts almost 400 members spanning four continents, and range from beginners and hobby artists,

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