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Pellissippi State students exhibit artwork from study abroad

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"Symbol," by Pellissippi State Community College faculty member Jennifer Brickey, was taken in Paris in 2015. Brickey led a study abroad excursion this summer through the Tennessee Consortium of International Studies. Image courtesy of Pellissippi State.

Pellissippi State student will be exhibiting artwork they created from their 2015 study abroad experiences. The works will be showcased during the college’s "Paper Trail Vol. 2" exhibit Sept. 14-Oct. 2.

"This is the second edition of this exhibit, which highlights the artwork of students created while they were studying abroad with the Tennessee Consortium for International Studies," said Jennifer Brickey, an assistant professor in Liberal Arts. "This year's exhibit includes student work from Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Vienna, Budapest, Prague, and various cities in India and Scotland."

The free exhibit takes place in the Bagwell Center Gallery on the Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. A reception to meet the student artists is set for 3-5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14.

The event is part of The Arts at Pellissippi State, which brings to the community cultural activities ranging from music and theatre to international celebrations, lectures, and the fine arts.

TnCIS, whose headquarters are at Pellissippi State, organizes study abroad opportunities as part of its mission of boosting international experience and culture in higher education across the state. In the eight years since its founding, TnCIS has supported 2,656 students statewide in pursuing a global education through study abroad. Pellissippi State sent 204 of its own students abroad in 2015, setting an institutional record.

For more information about TnCIS, visit

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