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Pillar of Hope Exhibit

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government will once again display the Pillars of Hope exhibit at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 events.

This collection of hand painted ceramic tiles was designed to be mini-memorials honoring the heroes of 9/11.

Pillar of Hope Exhibit will be on display at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library.

Pillar of Hope Exhibit will be on display at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library.

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APSU’s Zone 3 Press announces contributor Norman Dubie wins 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Zone 3 Press, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center for Excellence in Creative Arts’ literary press, is proud to congratulate poet Norman Dubie, whose latest collection of poems, “The Quotations of Bone,” was recently awarded the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize.

Included in Dubie’s award-winning collection is the long poem, “The Fallen Bird of the Fields,” which was itself the first chapbook published by Zone 3 Press. Published in 2010, “The Fallen Bird of the Fields” represented both a literal and metaphorical uniting of themes and disciplines.

Norman Dubie. (Arizona State University)

Norman Dubie. (Arizona State University)

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Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council to hold Exhibition, Reception for 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Off

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – This Friday and Saturday, October 16th and 17th, artists from around Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky will arrive in Clarksville to paint the city in the 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-out.

Clarksvillians are invited to a reception and exhibition of work produced through the weekend at the L & N Train Station, on Saturday October 17th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. They may also purchase fresh, original work featuring scenes of their favorite Clarksville landscapes, painted en plein air.

Clarksville plein air watercolorist Eunice Kern found a way to stay dry during last year’s 2Rivers Paint-Out competition as she painted a scene at Smith Trahern Mansion. Organizers expect better, brighter weather next weekend.

Clarksville plein air watercolorist Eunice Kern found a way to stay dry during last year’s 2Rivers Paint-Out competition as she painted a scene at Smith Trahern Mansion. Organizers expect better, brighter weather next weekend.

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Pillars of Hope exhibit now on Display at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government has recently accepted the Pillars of Hope exhibit from the Volunteer Clarksville organization.

As many may remember, the Pillars of Hope were created during the 9/11 Serve to Remember Days of Service in 2012, in partnership with the Austin Peay State University Department of Art Professors Ken Shipley and Cynthia Marsh.

Pillars of Hope

Pillars of Hope

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APSU Department of Art and Design kicks off Visiting Artist Lecture Series with Linda Lopez

 

APSU Department of Art - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – To kick off this season’s Visiting Artist Lecture Series, the Austin Peay State University Department of Art and Design is bringing in renowned artist Linda Lopez.

Lopez will be discussing her work as a sculptural ceramicist at 7:00pm, Thursday, September 3rd, in the Trahern Building.

Linda Lopez

Linda Lopez

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Austin Peay State University students present Veterans Treatment Court with unique Goldsmith Press creation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “I know I have a long ways to go and a lot to learn, but the help is definitely here.”

When the United States and its allies need help, our soldiers answer the call. But when those same men and women need a hand, programs like the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) exist to make sure they are not alone.

Established in 2012, the court aims to help veterans who come to the criminal justice system as a result of drug addictions, homelessness and other situations brought on by wartime stress.

Cindy Marsh and APSU students presented an unique Goldsmith Press creation to the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court

Cindy Marsh and APSU students presented an unique Goldsmith Press creation to the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court

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Austin Peay State University’s new Art Exhibit offers look powerful at the Slave Trade

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Trahern Gallery, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art and Design, is pleased to open its 2015-2016 exhibition season with artist Stephen Hayes and his powerful body of work titled “Cash Crop.”

“Cash Crop” is an exhibition that invites viewers to walk into an emotional, physical and psychic space to confront the past, present and future.

"Cash Crop" is a new exhibit at APSU.

“Cash Crop” is a new exhibit at APSU.

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Austin Peay State University breaks ground on new fine arts building on September 1st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Barry Jones was a student at Austin Peay State University in the early 1990s, he heard rumors about a new fine arts building going up on campus.

Ten years later, Jones returned to his alma mater as an assistant professor, and he was reassured that the growing art department would soon move out of the cramped Trahern Building.

Austin Peay Fine Arts Building, North  Perspective.

Austin Peay Fine Arts Building, North Perspective.

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Japanese artist returns to APSU to see lost painting

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a recent spring afternoon, Takuya Kanemitsu, a Tokyo-based artist and art professor, wandered through the Austin Peay State University Browning Building, looking for one of his paintings.

He finally found the massive, six-foot wide canvas on a wall next to the President’s Office, and Kanemitsu spent several quiet minutes that day reconnecting with the image of a pensive young woman surrounded by books.

“I was interested in the rhythm of the books,” he said, moving his hand slowly in front of the painting. “The composition, I thought, was interesting.”

Artist Takuya Kanemitsu poses next to his painting “After the Library Closed” in the Browning Administration Building. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

Artist Takuya Kanemitsu poses next to his painting “After the Library Closed” in the Browning Administration Building. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

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APSU student Lauren McKinney solo exhibition “Sui Generis” to be held April 13th-16th

 

APSU Department of Art - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University student Lauren McKinney will exhibit her tintype portraits and prints in the show, “Sui Generis” from April 13th-16th, 2015, between 8:00am-5:00pm. The opening reception is free to the public and takes place on Monday, April 13th from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

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