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Clarksville, Austin Peay State University host 2018 Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference

 

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Tennessee Arts Commission event draws arts leaders

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan welcomed more than 200 arts administrators, educators and artists from across Tennessee to Clarksville for two days of learning and sharing.

The Tennessee Arts Commission is presenting the 2018 Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference, Design Thinking: A Pathway to Innovation in the Arts.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, AHDC Director Ellen Kanervo and Anne Pope, executive director of the Tennessee Arts Commission, gathered Wednesday to greet an arts conference reception audience at the Customs House Museum.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, AHDC Director Ellen Kanervo and Anne Pope, executive director of the Tennessee Arts Commission, gathered Wednesday to greet an arts conference reception audience at the Customs House Museum.

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APSU Art + Design and CECA celebrate Acuff class with new exhibit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts celebrate this year’s Acuff Chair of Excellence, Sonya Clark, with an exhibition of work created by students in the course, Measuring Histories.

The exhibition will be in The New Gallery for a one-day only event, opening on May 2nd, 2018 from 9:00am–5:00pm. The exhibit will reopen with a free public reception from 7:00pm-9:00pm, where Sonya Clark and student artists will be present.

Sonya Clark

Sonya Clark

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APSU’s CECA Announces 2018 Ovation Award winners and final program lineup

 

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – APSU President Alisa White and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) invite the entire community to the 2018 Ovation Awards, a free, family-friendly celebration of the arts.

The 2018 Ovation Awards will take place on Sunday, April 8th, at 2:00pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on APSU’s campus. The 2018 Ovation Award winners will be honored, and, in an exciting new format, the event will feature performances and artwork by a variety of arts groups from the community and APSU.

2018 Ovation Awards set for Sunday, April 8th.

2018 Ovation Awards set for Sunday, April 8th.

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Austin Peay State University CECA Announces 2018 Ovation Award winners and final program lineup

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN –  Austin Peay State University (APSU ) President Alisa White and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) invite the entire community to the 2018 Ovation Awards, a free, family-friendly celebration of the arts.

The 2018 Ovation Awards will take place on Sunday, April 8th, at 2:00pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on APSU’s campus. The 2018 Ovation Award winners will be honored, and, in an exciting new format, the event will feature performances and artwork by a variety of arts groups from the community and APSU.

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CMCSS and APSU Selected to Participate in Kennedy Center’s Partners In Education Program

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) and APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) are among seven teams nationwide selected to join the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Partners in Education, a program designed to assist arts organizations throughout the nation to develop or expand education partnerships with their local school systems.

A primary focus of these partnerships is to provide sustainable and robust arts-based professional development for teachers.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System student showing artwork.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System student showing artwork.

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APSU Art + Design welcome visiting artist Dario Robleto on March 13th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will welcome artist Dario Robleto to campus for a public lecture at 6:00pm, Tuesday, March 13th, in Heydel Hall (Art + Design Room 120).

Robleto will be a guest artist, invited by the Acuff Chair of Excellence Sonya Clark. That Tuesday, before his lecture, he will meet with the students from Clark’s Acuff class.

Artist Dario Robleto go give public lecture at 6:00pm, Tuesday, March 13th.

Artist Dario Robleto go give public lecture at 6:00pm, Tuesday, March 13th.

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The New Gallery at APSU Presents Yvette Cummings: Splendor & Fault

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The New Gallery at Austin Peay State University, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Department of Art + Design, will present Yvette Cummings: Splendor & Fault, to continue an exciting 2017-18 exhibition season.

The exhibit opens Monday, February 19th, in the Art + Design Building’s The New Gallery, and runs through March 23rd.

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APSU Department of Art + Design welcomes visiting artist Megan Geckler

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will welcome internationally-known artist Megan Geckler to campus this semester.

Geckler, a site-specific installation artist based in Los Angeles, will be at Austin Peay for a week to install her newest piece specifically designed for the atrium of the new Art + Design building.

Internationally-known artist Megan Geckler to the APSU campus this semester.

Internationally-known artist Megan Geckler to the APSU campus this semester.

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The New Gallery at APSU presents “John Douglas Powers: The Four Winds”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The New Gallery, with support from the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, is continuing its exciting 2017-18 season with its newest exhibition, “John Douglas Powers: The Four Winds.”

Powers, who made a name for himself with large-scale, intricate and finely crafted kinetic sculptures, is coming to The New Gallery fresh off of a year-long Guggenheim Fellowship.

John Douglas Powers - The Four Winds

John Douglas Powers – The Four Winds

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2017-2018 Acuff Chair of Excellence is Award-winning textile artist Sonya Clark

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – Award-winning textile artist Sonya Clark will return to the campus of Austin Peay State University as the 2017-2018 Acuff Chair of Excellence. Clark was selected as this year’s Acuff Chair by the faculty of the APSU Department of Art + Design after an overwhelmingly positive response to her first APSU visit in March 2017 as part of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) Visiting Artist Lecture series.

This spring, Clark will facilitate a course for APSU art students, titled “Measuring Histories,” which will be an in-depth extension of her featured PBS Art Assignment episode of the same name.

Sonya Clark

Sonya Clark

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