Mary Belle Cordell will be exhibiting her porcelain painting of Azaleas in the Karpe/es Manuscript Library Museum at 101 W 1st street in Jacksonville, Fl. The museum features original manuscripts of science, art and literature in a Neoclassical building.
Mary Belle was in a program about Vinnie Ream which was sponsored by the National League of American Pen Women. Mary Belle is a member, past president and National Art Chairmen of this group of inspired women. Vinnie Ream was 18 years old when she sculpted, in marble, the statue of Abraham Lincoln that is exhibited in the Capital in Washington D. C. This very talented woman was a member of the Pen Women.
The Pen Women have collected many historic papers about Vinnie Ream that will be exhibited along with selected fine art. The exhibit will take place from Sept 3, 2016, until October 30, 2016 . Opening reception: September 9, 2016, from 5-8 PM Address: 101 W 1st Street, Jacksonville, Fl 32206.