With Friday, November 3rd, comes yet another packed First Friday. There are several exhibition and gallery openings that you’ll want to be aware of.
Broadway Studios and Gallery
Eric Sublett – “Portrayals”
Eric Sublette, son of the late artist and University of Tennessee art professor Carl Sublette, offers a show of works spanning decades. The work will contain drawings, paintings, photography.
Opening is First Friday, November 3rd, doors will open at 5pm.
Broadway Studios and Gallery, 1127 Broadway
Knoxville Girls Art Show
• Amanda Humphreys occupies her time teaching pottery classes and making functional, whimsical pottery.
• Peg Hambright is a former graphic designer and illustrator who created and operates the well-known Knoxville bakery, Magpies.
• Cara Pfennigwerth is a mixed media artist from Knoxville.
• Laura Baisden runs a custom letterpress shop called Camp Nevernice in the same historical building that is home to Pioneer House. She crafts custom posters and invitations for clients and hand-carves linoleum illustrations.
• Julie Belcher is the proprietor of Pioneer House. Belcher dedicated handmade advocate and restorer of vintage printing presses from way back, she adds bits of her Southern and mountain heritage to all her works. Letterpress monoprints and small encaustic mixed media are among the new works she has created for this show.
Opens Friday, Nov. 3 and closes Saturday, Dec. 23
Reception for Artists: 5 – 9 PM First Friday, Nov. 3
Pioneer House, 413 S. Gay Street
Emporium, 100 S. Gay Street, Downtown, November 3-22
• Live and Local: Recent Works of the Pellissippi Art Faculty
Live and Local features a mix of ceramics, sculpture, installation, printmaking, drawing, painting, and mixed media. Exhibiting artists include: Randy Arnold, Jennifer Brickey, Caroline Covington, Marty Komorny, Elizabeth Kurtz, Jeff Lockett, Tatiana Potts, Herb Rieth, and Sarah Shebaro.
• Kimberly Pack: lovenestmonsters
• The Cape Ann Collection – Watercolors by Carl Whitten
Whitten, born in Cape Ann, Massachusetts, found a re-visit to be an inspiration from the locale’s beauty and history.
• The Knoxville Community Darkroom
This show represents work from the board members of The Knoxville Community Darkroom and includes a combination of traditional analog, digital and alternative photographic processes.
Emporium, 100 S. Gay Street, opening reception 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
UT Downtown Gallery, through November 22
Morehshin Allahyari is an artist, activist, educator, and occasional curator. Her work deals with the political, social, and cultural contradictions we face every day. Her modeled, 3D-printed sculptural reconstructions of ancient artifacts destroyed by ISIS, titled Material Speculation: ISIS, have received widespread curatorial and press attention and have been exhibited worldwide.
UT Downtown Gallery, 106 S. Gay Street
Welcome to Heresville
Welcome to Heresville will bring you an art exhibition featuring ceramic sculptures by Booder Barnes and word paintings by Robert H. Thompson.
A1LabArts, 23 Emory Place, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The District Gallery
Joe Parrott: Recent Works (November 3, 2017 — November 25, 2017)
Opening Friday, November 3 from 5-8 PM.
“Sunny sidewalks, a shifting forest shadow, the daylight as it recedes into evening. Scenes of passerby, the twilit facade of a building- what could have gone unnoticed can be transformed by renewed attention to light and shadow, and what was one happenstance begins to feel like home.“
The District Gallery, 5113 Kingston Pike
Works by Cynthia Markert and Brian Scott Pittman
Opening reception November 3rd 6:00-9pm
Rala, 112 W. Jackson Avenue
Art Market Gallery
Marie Merritt and Nelson Zeigler
Recent works by Marie Merritt and Nelson Ziegler
Opening reception begins at 5:30 p.m., Nov 3rd, show runs through November 30.
Art Market Gallery, 422 S. Gay Street
“Katy, Texas” paintings by Evelyn Forester
On view at the downtown Tomato Head on Market Square from November 6 thru December 3, 2017.
The exhibit will move to the West Knoxville Gallery Tomato Head on December 5 and continue thru January 7th, 2018.
Tomato Head, Market Square