Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library Hosts Exhibit of Breck Whitworth’s “Wood Treasures”

News item published on: 2013-08-19 15:45:00

The Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library will exhibit a local wood turner’s work for August and September. Breck Whitworth is a woodturner whose passion is to bring out the beauty created through trees.

Mr. Whitworth is a retired high school science teacher from Gulfport and a member of the Pass Christian Art Association. His work can be seen at the Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art in downtown Gulfport. One of his art pieces “The Majestic” made it to the final four out of 93 professionals from all over the country and world in the 3rd annual National Woodturning Championship this year. Some examples of his work can also be viewed on his facebook page titled “wood treasures”.

Mr. Whitworth’s work is available for purchase. It is on display from August 1 through September 30.

For more information, contact the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library at 228.214.3450.