This gifted group of artists working in the land that nurtured James Audubon, Walter Anderson, Marie Hull, and George Ohr, to name a few, work together with an intensity that easily produces masterworks. The Mississippi Art Colony is another one of Mississippi’s secret treasures.

1948 – The Mississippi Art Colony was organized at the Allisons Wells Hotel in Way, Mississippi. It flourished there for 15 years under the guidance of John and Hosford Fontaine, owners of the hotel until it was destroyed by fire.