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University of Mississippi

Sang Roberson shows a Southern soul

Sang Roberson shows a Southern soul

Artist Sang Roberson is plumb sure of her roots. "I could not be more Southern," she drawls. "I was born in the Mississippi Delta. My parents are from Arkansas and Tennessee. This accent is embedded. It's in my DNA." Orlando's Mennello Museum opens an exhibit by the Ormond Beach-based artist on Friday, June 26, as part of its yearlong look at Southern women artists. The ceramics artist says she has not only a Southern accent but a Southern personality. "I am a big talker. I like to visit," she says emphatically. "I must know somebody in half the towns in Mississippi. And if I don't know them, I know somebody they're related...