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Planters Bank Gallery Hosts Scenes by Kay Lamirande in June

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – Clarksville Artist Kay Limirande will show an exhibit of landscapes and nature scenes at the Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery on Thursday, June 5th – Wednesday, July 2nd.

Lamirande’s exhibit includes scenes from France, Japan, and Colorado, along with a variety of beach scenes in oil, acrylic, watercolor, and drawings.

Kay Limirande holding one of her paintings in Planters Bank.

Kay Limirande holding one of her paintings in Planters Bank.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Presents the Collage Work of Anne Bagby

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – This month the Orgain Gallery of the Customs House Museum features the collage art of award-winning artist Anne Bagby in the exhibit Layered Expressions.

Combining layers of glaze over layers of patterns and images, Anne creates quilt-like visions, stitching together patterns of bold colors that often feature the human face and words. There is a nostalgic feel to the modern pieces of art. The end result is a lyrical piece of textures that leaves the viewer with a sense of familiarity.

One of the Twelve by Twelve paintings by Ann Bagby which is on display at the Customs House Museum

One of the Twelve by Twelve paintings by Ann Bagby which is on display at the Customs House Museum

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to exhibit paintings from Nashville artist Peach McComb

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Nashville artist Peach McComb brings the outdoors in with her current exhibit at the Customs House Museum. Painting in a broad range of subjects, Peach works in both impressionistic and representational styles.

Her paintings appear effortless and “in the moment”.

Shore Patrol by Peach McComb

Shore Patrol by Peach McComb

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Ghosts and Hopes at Clarksville’s Customs House Museum through January 14th, 2014

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – “This body of work is not simply about the Civil War. It is about an emotion: the layered, all-encompassing emotion that accompanies a life lived. It is about being passionate enough to fight, compassionate enough to grieve, honest enough to be open. It is about ghosts and hopes,” states Dane Carder of his paintings currently hanging at the Customs House Museum.

Dane Carder paintings at Customs House Museum.

Dane Carder paintings at Customs House Museum.

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Gwendolyn Rodriguez Shows Art Planters Bank November 7th

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – Gwendolyn Rodriguez loves to paint pictures that tell a story of a person or a time and place. Her paintings, showing a sample of her diverse interests and places around the world, will be on display at the Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery Thursday, November 7th – Wednesday, December 4th.

Although born in San Antonio, Texas, Rodriguez spent most of her childhood in Middle Tennessee. At 18, she experienced life as an exchange student in Germany, where she developed a passion for travel and languages.

Gwendolyn Rodriguez paintings on display at the Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery

Gwendolyn Rodriguez paintings on display at the Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to display Entangled Roots starting October 3rd

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Jennifer Bowman considers herself to be a “self-taught” artist. That is not to say there is anything academic or amateur about her paintings. On the contrary, her abstract landscapes are both earthy and sophisticated.

Industrial color palettes glide across canvases in a dream-like fashion of mixed media layers made up in varied combinations of molding paste, acrylic and oil glazes, coffee, fabric and found objects.

Jennifer Bowman: Brevity

Jennifer Bowman: Brevity

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Clarksville’s 8th Annual ‘Frolic on Franklin’ coming September 14th, 2013

 

Clarksville's Frolic on FranklinClarksville, TN –  Downtown Clarksville’s 8th Annual “Frolic on Franklin: A Celebration of the Arts” will take place Saturday, September 14th from 9:00am-3:30pm. The free event will showcase the works of 20 local and regional artists, staged and roaming entertainment, artists’ demonstrations, and baked goods – all along the 100 block of historic Franklin Street.

A variety of original fine art, as well as handmade crafts, will be on display including paintings and photography, handmade toys, wood-turned items, quilts, fabric purses and totes, pottery, wreaths, hand-painted signs, jewelry, woven and knitted items, and seasonal gifts. Items will be for sale with prices ranging from $2.00 – $250.00.

8th Annual ‘Frolic on Franklin’

8th Annual ‘Frolic on Franklin’

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Planters Bank to show Larry Martin’s Colorful Art in July

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature the richly-colored paintings of local artist Larry Martin Friday, July 5th – Wednesday, July 31st.

Having a varied career in Accounting, Linguistics, Music and Financial Management, Martin was always interested in art, but only began painting seriously after he retired at age 65 and has been painting for 10 years now.

Larry Martin's Paintings at Planters Bank Hilldale Gallery in July

Larry Martin’s Paintings at Planters Bank Hilldale Gallery in July

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Austin Peay State University to exhibit newly donated folk art collection

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – In a small storage room in the basement of Austin Peay State University’s Harned Hall, Marilyn Monroe is making things a bit awkward for President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie.

First off, the president and first lady are dressed formally, while Marilyn has opted to wear a red polka dot bikini. Then there’s that big smile of hers, which seems to mock the uncomfortable expression on Jackie’s face.

Two folk art sculptures that are part of the Crouch Folk Art Collection. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

Two folk art sculptures that are part of the Crouch Folk Art Collection. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

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Customs House Museum’s Art and Lunch: Henri Rousseau, Thursday

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Thursday, January 10th, 2013, the Customs House Muesem and Cultural Center will hold their Art and Lunch program featuring a film about the painter Henri Rousseau at 12:55pm.

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