About the Gallery

The Gammill Gallery is located in the west wing of Barnard Observatory. Named for Lynn and Stewart Gammill of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, longtime supporters of Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi, the Gammill Gallery hosts a variety of exhibitions devoted to documentary photography of the American South.

The Gammill Gallery has featured the work of numerous photographers, including Bern and Franke Keating, Birney Imes, Jack Kotz, Todd Bertolaet, David Wharton, Wiley Prewitt, and Jane Rule Burdine. Each year, the Gallery exhibits works produced by students in the Southern Studies program.

The Gammill Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., except for University holidays. For more information, contact us.

Current Exhibit:

Scattered Feathers by Dason Pettit

November 2-30

Gallery Reception November 12 at 4 p.m.

Dason Pettit is a lens based artist working in Oxford. He attended Northeast Community College from 2009-2011, and  graduated Magna Cum Laude with his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2013 from the University of Mississippi. From 2015-18 he studied photography at Louisiana State University, receiving his Master of Fine Arts in May of 2018. Pettit currently works for the University of Mississippi as a photographer and videographer for the College of Liberal Arts.

Scattered Feathers is an exhibition that tracks the plight of the ivory-billed woodpecker in small Southern communities.

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