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Planters Bank’s Hilldale Gallery to feature Lynne Griffey Paintings


Planters BankClarksville, TN – The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature the watercolor and oil paintings of local artist Lynne Griffey beginning the first Thursday in July.

“I am excited about the exhibit and am currently working on something new and totally different,” said Griffey. “It will be an honor to incorporate the new with the old at [Planters] bank.”

Michelle Dickerson, Planters Bank Vice President of Marketing points out her favorite works by Lynne Griffey

Michelle Dickerson, Planters Bank Vice President of Marketing points out her favorite works by Lynne Griffey

Griffey began developing her own painting abilities in 2007 shortly after retiring from teaching art.  She started with a mural project for the chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, which led to many more public and private projects.

Her series of historical Clarksville scenes led to a partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters for a fundraising calendar that is produced each year. To date, she has donated her work to more than 20 churches and non-profit organizations for fundraisers.

For more information about Griffey’s work and exhibit schedule, visit her website at

The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery is located at 1971 Madison Street. The Griffey exhibit is open to the public from Thursday, July 5th through Wednesday, August 1st during regular bank hours: 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Thursday and 8:30am-5:30pm, Friday.

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Upcoming Exhibits

A variety of exhibits are scheduled for the bank’s Hilldale gallery through the end of the year:

  • August 2nd – Black and White Photography by Alan Goldstein
  • September 6th – Oil Paintings and Stained Glass by Rev. Lyndel Littleton
  • October 4th – Fall Photography by Clarksville Friends of Photography
  • November 1st – Watercolor Paintings by Judy Morgan
  • December 6th – Photography by David Smith

Artists interested in scheduling an exhibit may contact Michelle Dickerson at Planters Bank by phone at 931.648.7154 or email at .


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