Anna Hill, Secretary

Welcome to our Board, Mrs. Anna Hill.  Anna is from Coldwater MS, and moved to Southaven 16 years ago after marrying William Hill.  She has been involved in theater with Desoto Family Theater, Kudzu Theater, and Northwest Community College on stage and behind the scenes.  Anna is a licensed hairdresser and is involved with several…

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Spring D. Lamb, Executive Director, Co-Founder

Spring Lamb is a contemporary realist painter and illustrator of people and the human condition. Born into a family of artists and married to a musician, she doesn’t remember a time when she wasn’t surrounded by the creative spark.  As a teen, her fascination with graphic novels and comic books led to a fascination with illustrating…

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Sukie Nemeth, Executive Director, Co-Founder

Sukie Nemeth owns and operates Raven Wing Sundries where she creates recipes for unique and fun, natural soaps, bath salts, balms and beard oil.  Her artisan soaps are made with ingredients that are good for skin and have the least impact on the environment.  She also markets specialty, wool-felted items. Sukie lives in Southaven with…

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Vicky Neyman, President

Vicky, a native of Ohio, has lived in the mid-south for 30+ years.  But she has been a “Southerner at Heart” all her life.  She currently resides in Olive Branch, Mississippi with her husband, 3 dogs and assorted grandchildren.  Vicky took art seriously at a young age.  When asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, she’d…

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Kelly Adkins, Vice President

Kelly Adkins does not consider herself an artist but has always loved and supported arts and culture of all kinds.  For many years, she has been involved in the arts in DeSoto County, where she promotes a network of artist-friends. She has lived in Southaven most of her life and has deep family ties to…

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James Rice, Treasurer

James Rice is a graduate of Horn Lake High School and a career military member with a lifelong involvement in not-for-profit organizations.  James’ personal investment in art is derived from his wife Kay’s portrait paintings and fabric art.  His vision is for a vibrant and active arts council that encourages and connects aspiring young artists to achieve their maximum potential.

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Kim Bearden, Board Member

Kim Bearden was born in Memphis, raised in Southaven, MS, and the greater metropolitan area.  She graduated from Southaven High School, attended Northwest MS Community College, and graduated from the University of Memphis with a BA in English in 1998.She has worked for the Memphis Botanic Garden and the Pink Palace Family of Museums and…

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William Hill, Board Member

William Hill was born in Tippah County Mississippi, raised in Faulkner and Ripley.  He is a retired printer and served as a pastor and youth minister. William’s artistic outlets are painting, writing poetry, and pet sitting.  He serves on the Board of Directors of the Poetry Society of Tennessee and as chaplain and treasurer of the…

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