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Suzanne CadaDowntown, Our Town Arts

The University of Tennessee presents “Point of View: Regional Editorial Cartoons” at the Downtown Gallery starting January 26.

The exhibition features editorial cartoons by regional artists including:

  • Charlie Daniel, retired cartoonist for “The Knoxville Journal” and “Knoxville News Sentinel”
  • Daniel Proctor, Knoxville freelance editorial cartoonist
  • Clay Bennett, editorial cartoonist for “The Chattanooga Free Press”
  • Marshall Ramsey, UT alum and former cartoonist for “The Daily Beacon” and currently editor-at-large and editorial cartoonist for “Mississippi Today”
  • Robert Turner, editorial cartoonist and creative director for “Grainger Today”
  • Carl Sublett (1919-2008), former cartoonist in Bristol in the 1940s.
  • Ed Gamble, former editorial cartoonist for “The Nashville Banner” and the “Florida Times-Union”
  • Danny Wilson, Knoxville-based freelance illustrator and editorial cartoonist

This exhibition is in conjunction with “A Serious Look at the Funnies: 100 Years of Comics” currently on view at the Ewing Gallery of Art + Architecture on the UT Campus. Admittance to both galleries is free. The exhibit opens Wednesday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Go here for more information and gallery hours through Feb. 26. The Downtown Gallery is located at 106 S. Gay Street, 37902.

For info on other local events, contact the Arts & Culture Alliance.

Suzanne Cada is deputy director of the Arts & Culture Alliance.

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