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APSU’s Zone 3 Press announces contributor Norman Dubie wins 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Zone 3 Press, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center for Excellence in Creative Arts’ literary press, is proud to congratulate poet Norman Dubie, whose latest collection of poems, “The Quotations of Bone,” was recently awarded the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize.

Included in Dubie’s award-winning collection is the long poem, “The Fallen Bird of the Fields,” which was itself the first chapbook published by Zone 3 Press. Published in 2010, “The Fallen Bird of the Fields” represented both a literal and metaphorical uniting of themes and disciplines.

Norman Dubie. (Arizona State University)

Norman Dubie. (Arizona State University)

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Austin Peay State University students present Veterans Treatment Court with unique Goldsmith Press creation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “I know I have a long ways to go and a lot to learn, but the help is definitely here.”

When the United States and its allies need help, our soldiers answer the call. But when those same men and women need a hand, programs like the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) exist to make sure they are not alone.

Established in 2012, the court aims to help veterans who come to the criminal justice system as a result of drug addictions, homelessness and other situations brought on by wartime stress.

Cindy Marsh and APSU students presented an unique Goldsmith Press creation to the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court

Cindy Marsh and APSU students presented an unique Goldsmith Press creation to the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court

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Austin Peay State University art students earn several awards and scholarships

 

Austin Peay State University Department of Art - APSUClarksville, TN – February turned out to be a good month for the Austin Peay State University Department of Art, with several students earning prestigious awards and scholarships.

Graphic design student Brooke Mckee was awarded a Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) scholarship for winning a Design Center student competition to design the visual identity for TBR’s Critical Conversations Initiative. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to Expand footprint in Historic Downtown Clarksville with New Art Gallery and Museum

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TNAustin Peay State University is moving forward with plans to have a stronger presence in downtown Clarksville with the recent $500,000 purchase of a building at 103 Strawberry Alley.

The 15,000-square-foot building, which previously housed the nightclubs Joe B’s and Bar 103, will likely include an art gallery and museum on the third floor, housing APSU’s impressive folk art collection. The pieces in that collection were donated to the University by Ned and Jacqueline Crouch and Dr. Joe Trahern.

A rendering of the renovated building provided by Gilbert McLaughlin Casella Architects.

A rendering of the renovated building provided by Gilbert McLaughlin Casella Architects.

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Downtown Clarksville Came to Life for the Seventh Annual Frolic on Franklin Street Arts Extravaganza

 

Clarksville, TN  – Frolic on FranklinThe community street fair featured 30 booths allowing local artists to showcase their talents and to sell their arts and hand-crafted items to the public. The booths featured a wide selection of photography, paintings and drawings, pottery, jewelry, glass items, and more.

The event also included a variety of entertainment and kids’ activities including the Kenwood High School Hi-Steppers, the Cumberland Winds Woodwind Quintet, the Northeast High School Exit One Show Choir, Red River Breeze, and the Loose Hinges. The evening closed out with the “9 to 5 The Musical” staring Bailey Hanks.

The 7th Annual Frolic on Franklin Street

The 7th Annual Frolic on Franklin Street

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September 11th 2012

 

Clarksville, TN – Yesterday was the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Just over a decade ago, our country was changed in big and small ways that we are still feeling today. In the attacks 2,977 people were killed and more than 6,000 were injured after 19 hijackers flew two jetliners into the World Trade Center buildings, another smashed into the Pentagon; with the last being crashed into the ground in Pennsylvania after the passengers attempted to take back control of the aircraft.

Immediately after the attacks the world held its breath as it waited to see where the vengeance of America would fall, American soldiers reported in immediately, some would be immediately boarding aircraft’s to travel to foreign locations across the globe ready to assist in the strike against America’s enemies. Many civilians moved by the sight of the attacks rushed to recruiting centers to enlist in the military services

Clarksville Remembers 9/11

Clarksville Remembers 9/11

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APSU art professor receives community service award

 

Austin Peay State University LogoCindy Marsh, art professor at Austin Peay State University, received the Clarksville-Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Faculty Distinguished Community Service Award.

APSU Professor Cindy Marsh

APSU Professor
Cindy Marsh

Marsh, who also is director of the Goldsmith Press at APSU, was recognized for receiving the prestigious award during APSU’s Annual Honors and Awards Ceremony held April 29. The award is presented each spring to a full-time faculty member at APSU and is based on service to the community. Emphasis is placed on contributions that have enhanced the quality of life in the area.

Earning a bachelor’s degree in printmaking and painting and a master’s degree in printmaking and commercial art, Marsh specializes in creative printing and illustration, artists’ books and printmaking.

Her works have appeared in the Whitney Museum of Art, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Berkeley Museum of Art and at Scripps College and the University of Wisconsin.

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