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Department of Art

Dec 1 2014 - 4:25pm


Fourteen Tennessee Artists address the issues of waste and consumption in Paper, Thread, and Trash by constructing art books from discarded or unwanted materials.  Artists explore the relationship we have developed with trash, using our excess to push the boundaries of what makes a book.  Every Artist approaches the challenge of creating books from reuse differently.  The Artist chosen for the exhibit work in a range of mediums, some create books literally, others sculpturally, through installation or a conceptual idea, all with personal exploration.  The Downtown Nashville Public Library’s Art Gallery will host the opening of Paper, Thread, and Trash on Saturday, December 6th from 2pm to 4pm.

Artist include: Aletha Carr, Nance Cooley, Meredith Eastburn, Kelly Cass Falzone, Katie Gonzalez, Emily Holt , Courtney Adair Johnson, Megan Kelly, Kit Kite, Cynthia Marsh, Lesley Patterson-Marx, Nelson Meadows, Lisa Rivas, Jamaica Shaw.


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December 6th 2014 to March 29th 2015

Opening Reception Saturday, December 6th 2pm to 4pm

at the Downtown Nashville Public Library Art Gallery 

Dec 1 2014 - 3:22pm


The Framemaker proudly presents a tintype photography exhibit consisting of two separte series “Absences” and “Mementos” by artist Greg Sand. The exhibit is part of Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk on December 4, 2014. An opening reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The artwork will remain on display at the Framemaker throughout the month of December during normal business hours (Mon. through Fri. 10 a.m.5 p.m.).

Greg Sand is an artist and photographer who explores the issues of existence, time and death. He works primarily with digital photography to produce work that addresses the nature of photography and its role in defining reality. Sand received his BFA in Photography from Austin Peay State University in 2008. He has won the acclaim of both jurors and audiences, winning numerous awards and honors. In 2009, Sand was selected by critic Catherine Edelman and the Griffin Museum of Photography as one of “the most exciting new artists emerging in the world of photography.” Sand currently produces work in Clarksville, Tennessee. He is represented by the Cumberland Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee, and exhibits across the United States.

Dec 1 2014 - 9:34am


Curated by Molly Jo Shea

Opening reception: Saturday, December 6th, 2014, 7-10:30 pm
Eastside International
602 Moulton Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90031


Eastside International is pleased to present artists Dan Regenstreif Axe, McLean Fahnestock, Nicholas Johnston, William Lamson, Barry Markowitz and Ben White in a group exhibition conceptually grounded in the nature of voyages.

These voyages range, some in a literal sense of leaving one’s home to pursue the unknown, others a more philosophical voyage- trying to expand mental horizons and going beyond what is comfortable. Often living on the thrill of pursuit versus the end destination, these artists take this mental space and apply to their art practice. 

The Sun Taught Me How to Set, a new video installation by McLean Fahnestock will make its debut in this exhibition.

Nov 25 2014 - 1:48pm


Professor Barry Jones had the opportunity to teach Leadership Issues II in the President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) this semester. The course focused on the way that art can address and create social change and engage an audience in participatory ways. 

The semester is culminating in a student initiated project titled “Bridge Across College St.” The artwork explores APSU and Clarksville’s relationship through interviews with members of both communities. From 10 am – 3 pm on December 2, the class will present the work on College St. near the APSU campus with speakers on either side of the road.