Topic: Betty Liles
The show opens on Saturday, October 31st with the reception being held at Silke’s Old World Breads from 6:30pm till 8:00 pm. The reception is free and open to the public, and refreshments are provided. Betty’s art will remain on display throughout the months of October and November.
You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for The monthly Art Walk, tonight from 5 – 8 p.m. will be featuring the photography of Susan Tomi Cheek, she will be at Hodgepodge during the Art Walk.
You should also visit the Roxy’s Peg Harvill Gallery and view the paintings of Betty Liles. Enjoy wine tasting via the generosity of Horace Heggie from Pal’s Package Store, and stay for the 6pm performance of CINDERELLA Jr. The show runs approximately an hour, so you will still have time to visit the other galleries and businesses participating in the Art Walk.
The Downtown Artist Co-op is holding a reception tonight from 5p.m. till 7p.m. for the “Serendipity” Works by Gail Meyer show which is running from June 4th. – June 27th.
The Walt Disney Company entered into the live entertainment business in 1994 with its production of Beauty and the Beast, which we presented here in 2005. We followed it with Aladdin Jr. and Jungle Book. This season we are presenting Disney’s CINDERELLA Jr., performed by forty young Clarksvillians (ages 10 to 18) from our Saturday School for the Arts.
CINDERELLA Jr. runs May 29 until June 13, playing Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 6pm, with 2pm matinees on Saturdays. Poor Cinderella is endlessly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters … but with a little help from her mice friends and a lot of help from her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella goes to the ball, meets the Prince and falls in love!
Call now and reserve those seats! All tickets are $10.
This month’s Art Walk is Thursday, June 4, which is a good opportunity to visit the Roxy’s Peg Harvill Gallery and view the paintings of Betty Liles. Enjoy wine tasting via the generosity of Horace Heggie from Pal’s Package Store, and stay for the 6pm performance of CINDERELLA Jr. The show runs approximately an hour, so you will still have time to visit the other galleries and businesses participating in the Art Walk.
The Downtown Artists Cooperative will host a group show, “Les Fauves Clarksville”, which will hang in the DAC Gallery, 96 Franklin Street,, from January 8th-31st.
An opening reception will be held Thursday night, January 8th, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
The fifteen artists showing are: Terri Jordan, Tammy Dohner, Malcolm
If you can’t make the opening reception, please stop by some other time during the month of January. Gallery hours are noon to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
The DAC Inaugural art exposition event serves as prelude to annual Riverfest festival and promotes independent celebration of the visual arts and the art community.
Thehosted the inaugural of the Regional Juried Art Exposition on September 4. DAC’s Franklin Street showroom was filled with over 300 pieces of art submitted for the exposition.
“The submission response to this inaugural competition was greater than expected. We hope for even more next year,” said Betty Liles. She explained that in non-juried expositions, every submission is displayed and a judge selects the winners. Entries are submitted mostly from local or immediate regional community artists. In a juried exposition, selections are received from a wider area, often from outside the state, are viewed by a panel of art experts for inclusion in the exposition or rejection and then are judged by the various specified categories.
First Thursday Art Walk and Wine, hosted by the local businesses in the downtown area,will be held Thursday, August 5 from 5-8 p.m. Businesses stay open late, many host artists and have refreshments.
Thewill host an art talk featuring Betty Liles and Nada Fuqua regarding their Retreat from the Heat show, now hanging at the Downtown Artists Cooperative. They will discuss techniques and inspiration for their paintings and style. Refreshments will be provided. Art talk is from 6 – 8 PM.
Jim Hancock’s photography exhibit is hanging at The Front Page Deli.
Judy Lewis will have her work hanging in Rogate’s Boutique. Judy is an extremely talented artist who recently returned to Clarksville. While she busily restores an older home, she makes time for her commission works of portraits and other studies. «Read the rest of this article»
The Downtown Artists Co-Op in beautiful downtown Clarksville is happy to announce a new art exhibit by long-time member artists Nada Fuqua and Betty Liles. The opening reception will be tonight, July 17, from 5:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m. at our gallery located at 96 Franklin Street. The new works will be on exhibit through August 12. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday from noon until 6:00 p.m. with no admission charge.
Nada and Betty are both from Hopkinsville, KY, and both work primarily with oil paints but do a variety of works in other media. Nada says that she loves the way oil paint moves, even how it smells. Nada says that painting has been her bobby for many years and she never stops learning and developing new techniques. «Read the rest of this article»
In deference to the 4th of July holiday, and the assumption that most people will have other things to do at that time the DAC and the Downtown Clarksville Association will not be hosting an Artwalk on that date. DAC will resume the First Thursday Artwalk on August 7th. In the meantime, we do have two planned activities.
Nada Fuqua and Betty Liles will be opening a new art exhibit at the DAC gallery on July 16. Both are very accomplished artists primarily using oil paint on canvas The opening reception will be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 17th and they will conduct their “art talk” for the August 7th 1st Thursday «Read the rest of this article»
The Seventh Annual DAC Membership Exhibit opens at that time with “bunches” of art from many of the area’s most accomplished artists. This will be an excellent opportunity to enjoy food and drink at the DAC opening reception, mingle with fellow art lovers and talk with many of the artists who will be present.
At left, The Peacock, a48x30 inch oil on canvas by Betty Liles (copyright protected) is one of the featured works in this exhibit.
The Downtown Artists Co-op is proud to claim many of the area’s best know artists as members. Several of these members have earned recognition on the state, regional and national level. Some are members of the Tennessee Art League and/or The Tennessee Watercolor Society. At least two DAC members are spouses of soldiers.
Twenty of these DAC artists will be exhibiting more than 40 of their current works of all types of painting, mixed media, photography and collage.
Artists participating in the 7th Annual DAC Membership Exhibit include new members Reisa Peters, Melanie Dennis, and Judy Lewis, and existing members Billy Renkl; Susan Bryant; Monica Quattrochio; Barbara Beach Seip; Gail Meyer; Becky Keene; Cyndi McGrail; Becky Hall; Betty Liles; Mark Griggs; Nada Fuqua; Beverly Parker; Connie Livingston-Dunn; Claudia Balthrop; Cliff Whittaker; Maijaliisa Burkert; and Doug Halloran.
This exhibit will open on June 5th and run through July 12th. Normal gallery hours are noon – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Visitors are welcome and there is no admission fee. For more information you may call the gallery at (931)552-4747 or call Cliff Whittaker at (931)980-2041.
Wind Behind Our Sails – acrylic on canvas by Gail Meyer
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