August 22, 2017  

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Liberal Arts Building Lobby Features New Artwork

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From left, University of Southern Mississippi associate professor of art Jennifer Torres and her sculpture students Matt Scott of Magnolia, Miss. and Holly Loyd of Brookhaven, Miss. pause during a sculpture installation Wednesday in the lobby of the Southern Miss Liberal Arts Building. The exhibit, titled “Life is But a Dream” features red boats created by Torres and is inspired by a verse from her favorite childhood bedtime song sung to her by her mother. “The work represents the positive and satisfying feeling that one gets when everything is moving perfectly in the right direction,” Torres said.

The Liberal Arts Building is located on the university’s Hattiesburg campus at the corner of Pearl Street and N. 31st Avenue. (University Communications photo by David Tisdale)