Jacob Corey Watts
Chosen as the center piece for the 2004 “G8 Children’s Exhibit,” 14-year-old Watts’ oil painting representing Unity and Peace, depicts the 8 nations belonging to the G-8 Summit represented at St. Simon’s Island, GA. Gallery.
At 10 years of age, Watts exhibited his “Art Beyond Borders” at the Las Vegas Museum of Art, with that image being reproduced on 200,000 school programs and 150,000 bookmarks.
A 2004 graduate of West Wortham School in Gulfport, Watts comes from a strong artistic family tree. His grandmother Marjorie Nobles of Pass Christian is a folk artist painter and art teacher; and his mother, Susan Watts of Gulfport, is a tile artist.