An art exhibit that was scheduled to be on display until Aug. 11 at the Grayson library was removed on Saturday following a complaint by a library patron.
Lawrenceville artist Ralph Beach said he was contacted by the library on Friday and told that he needed to remove it. Beach said he was told that a woman of the Jewish faith complained that the sketches were not inclusive. They were all of televangelists who were of the Christian faith.
Beach said the display was already down when he arrived Saturday.
“The manager said it was easiest to take it down when no patrons were in the library,” Beach said, adding he was shocked that he was asked to remove it. “Why was this woman’s rights more important than mine. The exhibition was not excluding anyone. It was not about religion – it was