Works of 38 Artists from Southeast and Midwest on Display at Emporium Center
"Winter Horses" (photography) by Nicholas Bell
KNOXVILLE -- The Arts & Culture Alliance is presenting its National Juried Exhibition of 2011, a new exhibition featuring selected works from 38 artists in the Southeast and Midwest. The exhibition features both traditional and non-traditional work and will be displayed from December 2, 2011 - January 27, 2012 at the Emporium Center Gallery, 100 S. Gay Street, downtown Knoxville.
The following artists' works will be shown:
• Nicole Carnival of Alcoa
• Toneeke Henderson of Calhoun
• Charles Jensen of Crossville
• Katie Wood of Harriman
• T.P. Dunn of Kingston
• Nicholas Bell, Sarah Busby, Bill Cook, Jr., Claudia Dean, Nathaniel Galka, Shohreh "Nazzy" Hashemian, Debbie Hyde, Marta Lee, Wes Loukota, Beauvais Lyons, Brenda Mills, Elizabeth Porter, Dan Thurman, Marilyn Avery Turner, Rick Turner, Jodi Vance, Kurt Weiss, Richard Whitehead, and Brandon Woods of Knoxville
• Dennis Sabo of Loudon
• Barry McManus of Louisville
• Tammy Stewart of Maryville
• Bryna Bobick of Memphis
• Barbara Stokes, Suzanne Wade, and Jorge Yances of Nashville
• John May of Oak Ridge
• Sondra Schwetman of Arcata, CA
• Ana Jofre of Charlotte, NC
• Cat Manolis of Graham, NC
• Robert Crum of Salisbury, NC
• John James of Arlington, TX
• Marvin Tadlock of Bristol, VA
Neely Hyde served as juror for the exhibition. Holding both a Bachelor and a Master of Fine Arts degree in media art from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Hyde's professional arts background includes working for art galleries and magazines in New York City, teaching film and art appreciation UT and Roane State and working as the Director of Exhibits and Media Arts for the Association for Visual Arts. Neely is currently serving as the 2011 instructor and visiting artist for the AVA Reel Stories Documentary Project, teaching video classes and workshops, working as a commercial photographer in Chattanooga and exhibiting her fine art photography around the region.
A public reception will take place on Friday, December 2, from 5:00-9:00 PM with a brief awards ceremony at 6:00 PM in which $1,000 in cash awards will be announced. The reception is free and open to the public, and complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Exhibition hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM with additional hours on Saturdays, December 3 and January 7, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Please note that the Emporium will be closed December 22 – January 1. For more information, please contact the Arts & Culture Alliance at (865) 523-7543, or visit our Web site at www.knoxalliance.com.
Source: The Arts & Culture Alliance
Published November 29, 2011