Topic: Ken Shipley
Clarksville, TN – October is designated as “Tackling Hunger Month”. Arts for Hearts Arts Clarksville will host an Empty Bowls painting event to bring awareness to hunger in our community. Come paint a bowl and lend your creative hands and hearts on October 3rd, 2019 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Downtown Commons, 215 Legion Street, Clarksville.
A limited number of handmade bowls will be available to paint and decorate.
Pillars of Hope 9/11 commemorative art exhibit to be held at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, September 4th-23rd
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County has a personal and profound connection to September 11th with many military heroes and families calling Clarksville their home.
So it is no surprise that almost 2000 tiles have been hand painted by Clarksville-Montgomery County residents as part of the Pillars of Hope: Remembering our Heroes through Art and Reflection since late 2012. A project dedicated to the memory of the September 11th attacks on our nation that honors and remembers those who serve our country.
Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council to honor three Clarksvillians November 13th
Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council
Clarksville, 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.
Austin Peay State University (APSU)
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) grad student Melody Shipley, a ceramics artist, planned to focus on her pottery full-time, but then in 2015, she went horseback riding.
It was something she did often on her family farm, but that afternoon Shipley ended up on ground, twisting her back and dislocated a rib.
Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council to hold exhibit, reception for 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out
Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council (AHDC)
Clarksville, TN – On Friday and Saturday, October 19th and 20th, 2018 artists from around Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky will arrive in Clarksville to paint the city in the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council’s 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out.
They will set up easels all around town to capture Clarksville on canvas and will welcome anyone in their vicinity to ask about their work or share stories about the spaces they are painting.
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.
Clarksville, TN – The Acuff Circle of Excellence has rebranded and refined its mission to better align with the organization with which it supports, APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”). Beginning this fall, the Acuff Circle of Excellence is known as the CECA Advisory Board.
Clarksville, TN – Next month, Austin Peay State University’s The New Gallery, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, will present the Faculty Triennial, an exhibition celebrating the artwork of current Art + Design faculty.
This year has brought many celebrations to the Department of Art + Design. In August, the new Art + Design building opened its doors to students with new studio classrooms and new exhibition spaces.
Clarksville, TN – The Veteran Reconnect Grant, established by funding from the Tennessee General Assembly, provides funds for the development of new programs designed to promote the success of student veterans.
Austin Peay State University is one of 13 institutions in Tennessee to have the distinction of receiving this grant, and will receive $79,954 this fall.
Clarksville, TN – This September, Austin Peay State University will commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special community art project, Honoring 9/11 through Art and Art Therapy.
The program, conceived by Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, and Melody Shipley, ceramic artist, is designed to support and engage individuals reflecting on the sacrifices of those who died on September 11th, 2001, and to honor those who rose in service and continue to serve as a result of that tragedy.
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