Juried exhibition among five upcoming at the Emporium

Suzanne CadaDowntown, Our Town Arts

The Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to present five new exhibitions at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville from February 3-25, 2023. A free gathering with the artists will take place on Friday, February 3, from 5-9 p.m. and features live music by Tinca Tunca. Most of the works will be for sale and may be purchased through the close of the exhibition by visiting in person or the online shop at www.knoxalliance.store.

National Juried Exhibition of 2023

The 17th annual National Juried Exhibition, a new exhibition featuring selected works from 46 artists throughout the region. The National Juried Exhibition was developed to provide a forum for artists to compete on a regional scale and display their highest quality work. The exhibition encompasses all styles and genres from both emerging and established artists working in a variety of media such as wood, photography, oil, glass, fiber, paper and more.

Over $1,800 in cash awards will be announced at a brief awards ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on February 3.

Exhibiting artists include:
+ Nancy Stalls of Hopkinsville, KY
+ Ann J. Harwell of Wendell, NC
+ Jan Burleson of Athens, TN
+ Vickie Bradshaw of Cosby, TN
+ Chase Williamson of Franklin, TN
+ Alan Finch of Jacksboro, TN
+ Carla Taylor and Adam Jeffrey Trabold of Johnson City, TN
+ Lauren Adams, Susanne Bennett, Sandi Burdick, Bill Cook, Jr., Jurgen Dopatka, Vincent Drake, Andrew Godwin, Andrew Godwin, Hannah Hancock, Nina Harvey, Brian Horais, Gretchen Kaplan, Jeanne Kidd, Lisa Kurtz, David G. Liles, John Edwin May, Tom Owens, Lennie Robertson, Chris Rohwer, Pamela Salyer, Gayla D. Seale, Hanna Seggerman, Owen H. Weston, Judy Overholt Wheeler, and MaceyLou of Knoxville, TN
+ Barb Johnson of Lenoir City, TN
+ Lil Clinard and David Hardin of Loudon, TN
+ Bill Long of Morristown, TN
+ Ken Van Dyne of Norris, TN
+ Yvonne Dalschen, Anna Rykaczewska and Kelli L. Thompson of Oak Ridge, TN
+ Phil Savage of Powell, TN
+ Marty McConnaughey of Sharps Chapel, TN
+ Lynda Best and Judy Lavoie of Tellico Plains, TN
+ Kathleen Ann Janke of Townsend, TN
+ Laurie Drake of Sterling, VA

The exhibitions will be on display at the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street, in downtown Knoxville. The Emporium is open to the public Monday-Thursday 9-5, Friday 9-7, and Saturday 10-1. Info here or call 865-523-7543.

Suzanne Cada is deputy director of the Arts & Culture Alliance


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