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Austin Peay State University Art + Design welcomes Charlton and Doud for collaborative artist lecture

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will welcome artists Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud to campus for an artist lecture at 6:00pm Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 in room 120 of the Art + Design building.

“Zoë and Tim are the developers behind the collaborative project, |’sindikit|, located in Baltimore,” Michael Dickins, chair of the APSU Visiting Artist Speaker Committee, said.

Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud

Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud

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‘Art21’ artist Leonardo Drew to speak at Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew, to Austin Peay State University.

“We are really excited to have Leonardo visit APSU for a CECA Visiting Artist Lecture,” said Michael Dickins, chair of the Visiting Artist Speaker Committee.

Austin Peay State University welcomes “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew to campus.

Austin Peay State University welcomes “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew to campus.

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APSU’s The New Gallery presents “Patrick Vincent: Vanishing Islands”

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This January, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) The New Gallery, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, will continue its exciting 2018-19 exhibition season with Patrick Vincent: Vanishing Islands.

The exhibit opens Monday, January 14th and runs through February 8th. Vincent will give a public lecture on his work at 6:00pm on February 5th in the APSU Art + Design Building’s Heydel Hall.

Patrick Vincent, APSU assistant professor, poses in the printmaking studio.

Patrick Vincent, APSU assistant professor, poses in the printmaking studio.

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APSU’s CECA accepting nominations for 2019 Ovation Awards

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA)

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – Nominations are being sought for the 2019 Ovation Awards, presented by the Advisory Board of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”).

The Ovation Awards will take place on Sunday, March 31st, at 2:00pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

Philanthropist Evans Harvill was awarded the 2017 George Mabry Ovation Award. This year’s Ovation Awards ceremony is on March 31st at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at Austin Peay State University.

Philanthropist Evans Harvill was awarded the 2017 George Mabry Ovation Award. This year’s Ovation Awards ceremony is on March 31st at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at Austin Peay State University.

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Acuff Chair Warren Jones to perform at APSU Mabry Concert Hall, December 1st

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The acclaimed pianist Warren Jones, a distinguished long-time faculty member at Manhattan School of Music and the Music Academy of the West, will present a free public concert to the Clarksville community at 7:30pm, Saturday, December 1st, 2018 in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Mabry Concert Hall.

Acclaimed pianist Warren Jones to perform at APSU.

Acclaimed pianist Warren Jones to perform at APSU.

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APSU Department of Theatre and Dance keeps bringing big names to campus

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Theatre and Dance has had an incredible month with guest artists. 

Thanks to the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, the Office of Advancement and the Tennessee Theatre Association, from October 11th-November 6th, 2018 the department welcomed a nationally recognized choreographer, a Tony Award-winner, the Phantom of the Opera and much more. 

Jerry Winsett

Jerry Winsett

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Austin Peay State University, Chautauqua partner to award student residencies at New York art institution

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Starting next year, one or two Austin Peay State University (APSU) art students will spend each summer at the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution in New York, immersed in nine weeks of classes, workshops and one-on-one time with art mentors.

And they won’t have to pay a dime.

Standing from left are Michael Dickins, Austin Peay State University Art + Design gallery director; Dr. Tony Morris, APSU Art + Design chair; Dr. Janice Crews, Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts director; Barry Jones, APSU College of Arts & Letters interim dean; sitting are Dr. Rex Gandy, APSU provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Sharon Louden, artistic director of Chautauqua Institution’s Visual Arts Program.

Standing from left are Michael Dickins, Austin Peay State University Art + Design gallery director; Dr. Tony Morris, APSU Art + Design chair; Dr. Janice Crews, Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts director; Barry Jones, APSU College of Arts & Letters interim dean; sitting are Dr. Rex Gandy, APSU provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Sharon Louden, artistic director of Chautauqua Institution’s Visual Arts Program.

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Austin Peay State University to receive visit from Chautauqua Institution artist, author Sharon Louden

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome artist, author and new director of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution Sharon Louden to Austin Peay State University.

“Sharon Louden’s visit to Austin Peay will be a special one,” Michael Dickins, gallery director for The New Gallery, said.

Sharon Louden’s “Windows.” Louden will give a public lecture about her work 6:00pm Wednesday, November 14th, at Room 120 of the Art + Design building at Austin Peay State University (APSU).

Sharon Louden’s “Windows.” Louden will give a public lecture about her work 6:00pm Wednesday, November 14th, at Room 120 of the Art + Design building at Austin Peay State University (APSU).

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council to honor three Clarksvillians November 13th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Three Clarksvillians will be honored this Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council for their achievements in art and in preserving our heritage.

Ceramicists Ken and Melody Shipley will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Art award, and Dr. Minoa Uffelman, Austin Peay State University (APSU) history professor, will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Heritage award.

The awards ceremony will begin at 5:00pm at Emerald Hill on the Austin Peay campus.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

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APSU Theatre and Dance to present ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Theatre and Dance will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” Thursday, November 15th, through Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at the Trahern Theatre on campus.

The show starts 7:30pm Thursday-Saturday, with matinee performances 2:00pm Saturday and Sunday. The production is sponsored by the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts.

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” runs Thursday, November 15th, through Sunday, November 18th, at the APSU Trahern Theatre.

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” runs Thursday, November 15th, through Sunday, November 18th, at the APSU Trahern Theatre.

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