Tommy Thompson has been invited to participate in a special exhibition of plein air paintings at the Harris Art Center in Calhoun, GA (70 miles north of Atlanta), during August 1 through September 9, 2011. Artists from around the world have been invited to participate in this group show by artists who paint outdoors on location. The show will be conducted at the Center, located at 212 South Wall Street in Calhoun (telephone: 706-629-2599). The hours for the exhibition are Monday, 10 am to 6 pm; Tuesday through Thursday, 10 am to 2 pm; and Saturday, by appointment only. A reception for the show will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 2 to 4 pm.