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Austin Peay Downtown Gallery presents the exhibit “Collective II”

 

Austin Peay Downtown Art GalleryClarksville, TN – A new exhibit at the Austin Peay Downtown Gallery this month will highlight of the work of APSU alumnus Young Kim and APSU art instructor Becky Hall. The exhibit, “Collective II,” will open with a reception from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on February 7th, and it will run through March 2nd.

Kim, a native of South Korea, is an associate professor of art at Elon University in North Carolina. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Kentucky and his Bachelor of Fine Arts from APSU. His work has been exhibited extensively at numerous galleries, including the Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville, VA, the Hun Gallery in New York City and Causey Contemporary in Brooklyn.

Becky Hall Exhibition

Becky Hall Exhibition

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APSU Downtown Gallery presents exhibit of new media works by Brian Cantrell

 

Austin Peay Downtown Art GalleryClarksville, TN – Artist and Austin Peay State University graduate Brian Cantrell is bringing his innovative mediation on the heavens and the different dimensions of existence to Clarksville this November with a new exhibition, “Spiritvs Ex Machina,” at the APSU Downtown Gallery.

The show, featuring recent new media works by Cantrell is running now through November 28th.

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First Thursday ArtWalk in Historic Downtown Clarksville March 1st

 

Historic Downtown ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Historic Downtown Clarksville Association (DCA), is proud to announce the First Thursday ArtWalk for March, 2012.

This months artwalk will be held on March 1st, 5:00pm until 8:00pm, and as always will be held in the shops and galleries on Public Square, Franklin Street, Strawberry Alley, Main Street and Second Street. Participating merchants include The Framemaker, Ingredients, Rogate’s Boutique, ARTifacts, Hodgepodge, and many more.

As always, this is a free event so bring your family and friends downtown to the Artwalk.

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APSU alumna, local artist has vase collection on display in Woodward Library

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Patrons walking into Woodward Library at Austin Peay State University might notice vases or vase-like sculptural forms on display.

They are what Melody Shipley calls “a potter’s version of landscape painting.”

“The designs I carve are based on my love of grass blowing in the wind, rain on the windows, and the deep blue summer sky,” Shipley said. «Read the rest of this article»

 

First Thursday Art Walk Tonight

 

The Downtown Clarksville Association proudly presents the First Thursday ArtWalk this THURSDAY, March 3rd, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Historic Downtown Clarksville LogoClarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for the monthly Art Walk, on March 3rd, from 5:00pm till 8:00pm. Participating merchants include The Austin Peay State University Downtown Gallery, The Downtown Artist Co-op, ARTifacts Emporium, The Framemaker, Hodgepodge, Ingredients, The Roxy Regional Theatre, Rogates Boutique, and Visions Metaphysical Boutique. «Read the rest of this article»

 

First Thursday Art Walk – February 3rd

 

The Downtown Clarksville Association proudly presents the First Thursday ArtWalk this THURSDAY, February 3rd, from 5:00pm TO 8:00pm

Historic Downtown Clarksville LogoYou’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for the monthly Art Walk, on February 3rd, from 5:00pm till 8:00pm. Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts sent us this information about April’s artistic extravaganza. Participating merchants include The Austin Peay State University Downtown Gallery, The Downtown Artist Co-op, ARTifacts Emporium, The Frammaker, Hodgepodge, Ingredients, The Roxy Regional Theatre, Rogates Boutique, and Visions Metaphysical Boutique. «Read the rest of this article»

 

The First Thursday Artwalk helps develop a renewed interest in Historic Downtown Clarksville

 

Historic Downtown ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On the First Thursday of each month the Downtown Clarksville Association puts on an artistic extravaganza  featuring many of the downtown businesses.  The First Thursday Artwalk provides a venue for local artists to show off their creativity, gain exposure in the community, perhaps most importantly sell their wares. Participating businesses include The Downtown Artists Coop, The Peg Harvill Gallery in the Roxy Regional Theatre, ARTifacts Emporium, Hodgepodge, The APSU Downtown Gallery, Rogates Boutique, Betty’s Antiques,  The Roost,  Ingredients, Visions Metaphysical Boutique, The Framemaker, & Planters Bank.

The First Thursday Artwalk continues to grow as new people discover the event, and are instantly hooked; becoming  regular participants. Not only do you get to enjoy the wonderful art and culture on display, but the merchants offer a variety of food  and drink to enjoy as well.

Clarksvillians enjoying the November 2010 Artwalk at the Downtown Artists Coop

Clarksvillians enjoying the November 2010 Artwalk at the Downtown Artists Coop

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First Thursday ArtWalk

 

Clarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for The monthly Art Walk, on October 7th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts sent us this information about October’s artistic extravaganza.

ARTifacts, Art & Antique EmporiumARTifacts Emporium will celebrate two artists this artwalk; Gail Meyer and Pamela Settle.  When asked about her art, Gail says, “Passion….Drama….Movement! I believe art should portray deep feelings and evoke the senses through a visual display of hues, shapes and design. Art is pure creation…the window of imagination, a portrait of life and my venue of personal expression.” «Read the rest of this article»

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First Thursday ArtWalk

 

The First Thursday Artwalk will be held tonight from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

Historic Downtown ClarksvilleThe APSU Downtown Gallery will open the appropriately titled, “A Fantastic Show of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture” by Paul Fly and Brad Reagan.  The exhibition will run from September 2nd – October 2nd with an opening reception during the First Thursday ArtWalk.

The Downtown Artist Co-op will begin their  Annual Membership Exhibition.

ARTifacts Emporium will feature the wood carvings of Terry Ellis and the creative combo of 3 Lindys. «Read the rest of this article»

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Supporting the arts in our city

 

A comment made by someone at Thursday’s art walk struck me as really quite insightful, they pointed out just how much the arts community in Clarksville, TN has grown.

Indeed with events like the First Thursday Art Walk, the Customs House Museum, the D.A.C. Gallery, the new APSU Downtown Gallery, Jammin’ in the Alley, Beachaven’s Jazz on the Lawn, Silke’s Old World Bread’s Evening with the Artist, the professional performances conducted by the Roxy Regional Theatre, the Community Concert Association’s Concert Series, Rivers & Spires, Riverfest, and the many events sponsored by the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, they have a point!

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