Topic: Austin Peay Downtown Gallery
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5 block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville, with 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.
For the month of February, the Art Walk will be held on Thursday, February 7th from 5:00pm–8:00pm at the shops and galleries on Public Square, Franklin Street, and Strawberry Alley. The participating businesses are listed below as well as a description of the work they will be exhibiting and services they will be offering during the event. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville TN – One of downtown Clarksville’s favorite events returns for 2013. The First Thursday Art Walk begins at 5:00pm and is a free event, spanning a five block radius and combining visual art, live music and more.
With 10+ venues and businesses participating each month, First Thursday Art Walk is the ultimate opportunity to enjoy and support local creative talent. For January 3rd, merchants on Public Square, Franklin Street and Strawberry Alley will be open to display the work of local artists. First Thursday Art Walk is produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – This month, the Austin Peay Downtown Gallery will present “Grow Where You’re Planted,” an exhibition of new works by APSU assistant professor of art Paul Collins.
The exhibit, which opens with a reception from 5:00pm-8:00pm on October 4th, will feature drawings and paintings inspired by the incredible rate of vegetative growth in the landscape of Middle Tennessee.
Clarksville, TN – The Historic Downtown Clarksville Association (DCA), is proud to announce the First Thursday ArtWalk for February, 2012.
This months artwalk will be held on February 2nd, 5:00pm until 8:00pm, and as always will be held in the shops and galleries on Franklin Street, Strawberry Alley, Main Street and Second Street. Participating merchants include The Framemaker, Ingredients, New South Coffee, ARTifacts, Hodgepodge, and many more. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Shortly after Clare Coyle Taylor’s husband passed away, she gathered her children together and began creating works of art with them. She’d studied at Austin Peay State University, earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in pottery/ceramic sculpture and painting, but in the years after she graduated, she gradually found less time to practice her art.
Then, following her husband’s death, the act of creating took on a new meaning for her.
“I’ve become even more aware of, and awed by, the healing nature of the process,” she said. “There can be a catharsis about the expression and introspection achieved with color, mark making, and material manipulation. Emotions can be released where there are no words.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for the monthly Art Walk, which will be held this month on September 1st, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts sent us this information about September’s artistic extravaganza.
Participating merchants include Ingredients, Downtown Artist Co-Op, Mildred & Mabel’s, Hodgepodge, and more.
Participating artists include Rachel Ison, Patsy Dollar, Cumberland Winds Woodwind Quintet, Mackenzie Coffman, Pamela Whinnery, and more. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for the monthly Art Walk, which will be held this month on June 2nd, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts sent us this information about June’s artistic extravaganza.
Participating artists include Travis Childers, Rachel Wainwright, Dorothy Thomason, Gail Meyer, Leah Foote and more. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Artist Lauren Martin has a strong, visceral reaction every time her fingers touch the cold, damp clay on her potter’s wheel.
“I often feel that as I lose myself to the magic of throwing, my mind and artistic freedom grows and turns in sync with the mesmerizing force that urges the clay into its shape,” she said recently.
This October, a new exhibition at the Austin Peay Downtown Gallery will display several works created through this intuitive connection between flesh and mud. The show, “The Vessel,” will feature pieces by Martin, Ken Shipley, Katt Morgan and Caroline Tuzenue. It opens October 7th with a reception from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and runs through October 30th. «Read the rest of this article»
A new exhibition of Austin Peay State University student artwork is opening this month in the University’s newest gallery space.
The space officially opens at 3:30pm on September 8th, with a reception for the gallery’s first exhibit, “Abstract Painting: Student Work from the Topics in Studio Arts Course.” The show runs through September 30th, with paintings by students who took APSU assistant professor of art Warren Greene’s abstract painting class this summer.
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