Topic: Trahern Gallery
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Department of Art is proud to host its annual juried student exhibition in the Trahern Gallery from March 30th through April 17th, 2015.
As the tradition of showcasing the artistic talents of the Austin Peay students enters its 47th year, this exhibition rounds out what has been an exciting 2014-2015 gallery season. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University Department of Art presents “Sound”, an art exhibit at the Trahern Gallery
Clarksville, TN – Inviting museum-goers to use their ears as much as their eyes is quickly gaining traction in the art community. Much like using color on a physical canvas, sound artists use the noises that exist around us to fill space and grab the attention of the listener in a way no different than a sculpture, painting or mosaic.
Students at Austin Peay State University, as well as the community at large, will have an opportunity to explore this branch of contemporary art when the APSU Department of Art presents “SOUND”, an exhibition of sound art held at the APSU Trahern Gallery from January 20th-February 6th.
Austin Peay State University Art Department’s new “Living Gallery Space” program to turn APSU Campus into giant Art Exhibition Space
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s premier art exhibition space, The Trahern Gallery, is often referred to as that “quiet little corner of campus.”
That’s about to change, as APSU’s art department is planning on a dynamic and transformative new program of studios and exhibitions that will transform the space and hopefully the way students have come to see art on campus. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Four Austin Peay State University art students are about graduate and enter the world as graphic designers, but before they do, they must prove to the public that their time at APSU was well spent.
At 7:00pm on December 6th, the B.F.A. Senior Design Exhibition – featuring work by students Marco Lamar, Tomas Lopez, April Mathews and Britney Williams – will open to the public in the campus’ Trahern Gallery. The show will run through December 10th. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Marco Lamar, a graphic design major from Clarksville, will be showing his style of work during a weeklong exhibit in the Trahern Gallery, beginning December 6th.
Lamar specializes in making work that he considers not the typical design path. While normal graphic design consists of primarily working with company identity, making websites and other work related tasks, Lamar thinks graphic design can go beyond this type of work. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Courtney Kroupa, an APSU art student earning her B.F.A. in December, will exhibit her recent work next month in a show titled, “Pottery and Prints.”
The show will run through December 10th, with viewing hours from 9:00am to 4:00pm.
For more information, contact the APSU Department of Art at 931-221-7333.
Having just attended the Alumni Art Show at APSU the week before, I was eager to learn what current faculty members in the Department of Art were working on this year. What I found was a diverse but interesting array of entries in the free show at the Trahern Gallery. Ranging from the massive and powerful sculpture of Olen Bryant to the thought-provoking statement art of Department Chair Gregg Schlanger to the intricate linocut of Jesse Shaw, I was pleasantly surprised at the offerings with which faculty members stimulate the minds of art students to provoke their creativity.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 9th, the Second Annual Art Alumni Homecoming Exhibition honored the work of the talented art graduates of the APSU Department of Art. Sponsored in addition to the art department by the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, the show, located in the Trahern Building Gallery, encompassed more than 100 entries.
A free entry to the art show also included an excellent outdoor reception with hamburgers and all the trimmings prepared by Bill Farmer. One of the surprises of the afternoon was a presentation to Mr. Farmer for his great contributions to the Department of Art. The portrait called “Bill” by artist Brad Reagan portrayed Mr. Farmer himself. The intricate drawing was executed in conte crayon and was worthy of a grand prize in itself.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will celebrate Homecoming 2010 with the theme, “Peay Paradise,” from October 4th-9th. Homecoming 2010 includes events for all ages, and most of the events are open to the public.
Photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen came to Austin Peay State University to present a lecture as part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series sponsored by the APSU Department of Art, and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. “Art is Risk Made Visible” began his presentation. The standing room only lecture featured around 300 slides that he used to highlight his nearly 40 year career. He was introduced by APSU Professor of Photography, Susan Bryant.
Minkkinen has a enduring love for the ruggedness of the human body, which he frequently contrasts nude against the unspoiled beauty of the natural world. His photographs make use of natural lighting and shadows with the deft touch of a Renaissance painter. However he also possesses the skill of a master magician who never reveals his tricks; as he eschews any kind of artificial manipulation in his photographs including the use of assistants, “Make them single negatives: This means no manipulation of any kind.”
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