Topic: Trahern Building
On July 4th, the storms hit around 5:00pm and knocked out power to over 7,500 CDE Lightband customers on both sides of Memorial Drive, Richview Road, Indian Hills Drive, Craigmont Boulevard, Fairway Drive, and the Hilldale area. By the next morning CDE was reporting approximately 300 people were still without power. That was until a new line of storms rolled through around 4:00pm on July 5th knocking out electrical power to even more customers. As of the time of publication approximately 351 CDE Lightband customers are still without power.
Clarksville, TN – Hands on Clarksville and Empty Bowls Clarksville are seeking volunteers to help glaze ceramic bowls on December 21st, 2011 beginning at 9:30am. Professor Ken Shipley and his students will be glazing in the Ceramics Studio located on the APSU Campus in the Trahern building.
To sign up for this volunteer opportunity visit www.handsonclarksville.org or call 931.551.5450 for more information.
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 – This week, Austin Peay State University graduating senior Heather Kennedy will present her Senior Thesis exhibition, United. This interactive display of photographs will be featured in a dynamic exhibition in APSU’s Gallery 108 located on the first floor of the Trahern Building. Kennedy’s exhibition is the third in the series of seven exhibitions by graduating Arts Majors this Fall.
This exhibition is the culmination of Kennedy’s Senior Thesis and involves an interactive display of photography detailing what unites and brings us together as people. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – In the early 1980s, the artist Pietro Maddalena converted a 15th century farmhouse, situated atop a hill in Tuscany, into a studio where he intended to teach students the ceramic arts.
That historic building, with its commanding views of the hills and farmlands, grew into one of the most important private ceramic schools in Italy – La Meridiana International School of Ceramic Art. This May, a group of Austin Peay State University students will travel to La Meridiana as part of the newest study abroad program offered by APSU. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Gregg Horowitz is a scholar with many interests. His curriculum vitae lists his areas of specialization as “aesthetics and philosophy of art history, critical theory of culture and philosophy and psychoanalysis.”
The common thread is his passion for art in its many forms, and the former Vanderbilt professor is using his expertise in these fields to inspire budding young artists and designers at New York’s famed Pratt Institute. He was recently named chair of the Institute’s Social Science and Cultural Studies Department. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The new media artist Yael Kanarek spent much of her childhood in Israel, where she witnessed first hand the challenges and conflicts that arise from a multicultural and multilingual society. In that ancient land, ambiguous and contradictory narratives violently divided and sometimes bond people together.
Her experiences in Israel went on to inform her works of art, which, according to her website, “nurse the philosophical boundaries of the political and spiritual; artistic and scientific, private and universal; horizontal and vertical.” She has exhibited her work internationally, including at the prestigious 2002 Whitney Biennial in New York City. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Known for creating oversized, staged photographs, Adi Nes will speak about his photography at 7:00pm, Thursday, October 28th in the Trahern Building.
The talk is free and open to the public.
His images deal with themes of humanity and masculinity while investigating elements of Israeli identity, such as militarism, religion, ethnic groups and the tension between the center and the periphery. Nes often gleans ideas from mythology, art history and the history of photography. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Known for creating oversized, staged photographs, Adi Nes will speak about his photography at 7:00pm, Thursday, October 28th in the Trahern Building. The talk is free and open to the public.
His images deal with themes of humanity and masculinity while investigating elements of Israeli identity, such as militarism, religion, ethnic groups and the tension between the center and the periphery. Nes often gleans ideas from mythology, art history and the history of photography.
Clarksville, TN – The bird, perched on the rim of a cup, was smooth, and in the right light, gave off a greenish sheen. It was beautiful, but it looked unlike any bird in existence.
That’s because the animal, in spite of all its elaborate detail, was not real. It was a work of art. The great ceramicist Peter Rose used thrown and press molded pieces of clay to create the ornate bird. At 7:00pm on October 12th, he’ll visit Austin Peay State University’s Trahern Building to give a talk about his craft as part of the APSU Artist Lecture Series. The series, sponsored by the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, brings renowned artists to campus to discuss their work with students and the community. «Read the rest of this article»
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