The Emporium Center opens new shows for First Friday

Suzanne CadaOur Town Arts

Celebrate First Friday at The Emporium Center with regional artists, new exhibitions, live music and artist demos, April 2, from 5-8 p.m. at The Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay St., downtown Knoxville

The Arts & Culture Alliance is also pleased to present this second biennial juried exhibition featuring selected works from 52 artists throughout the United States. The exhibition was designed to celebrate the innovation of artists who create work on a small scale and in a broad range of media and styles.

Over $1,000 in cash awards will be announced at a brief awards ceremony at 6 p.m. on April 2 with commentary by juror Joan Bontempo.

Come celebrate these artists: Douglas Aja, John Aquilino, Michelle Barillaro, Stephen Brayfield, Heidi Brueckner, Robmat Butler, Sheila Chesanow, Elaine Culbert, Marianne Custer, Yvonne Dalschen, Meggin Davenport, Lana Daverman, Evelyn Davis-Walker, Wendy Elliott-Pyle, Eric England, Muriel Fawcett, Casey Field, Carl Gombert, Jessica Gregory, Dean Heath, Christian Hernandez, Mindy Herrin-Lewis, Patricia Herzog, Michael Hine, Brian Horais, Shannon Deana Johnson, Shelley King, Andreas Koschan, Judy Lavoie, Dino Liddick, Amanda Long, Ling Lu, Shelley Mangold, Manuel Marti, Steven McQuilkin, Ashley Miller, Anne Namey, Deborah Nance, Sandra O’Rear, Tom Owens, Abraham Pardee, Bill Robertson, Pamela Salyer, Phil Savage, Kathleen Slocum, Roberta Smashey, Carla Taylor, William Timm, John Toomey, Marilyn Avery Turner, Carl Whitten, Marianne Woodside

Go here to view the collection.

For info on this, more First Friday or other events contact the Arts & Culture Alliance.

Suzanne Cada is deputy director of the Arts & Culture Alliance

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