Austin Peay Artwork + Style announces 2021-22 exhibition, checking out artist plan

green and white leafed plantsCLARKSVILLE, TN – The Department of Artwork + Structure at Austin Peay State University is fired up to announce its 2021-22 time of exhibitions and viewing speakers. Generously supported by the Heart of Excellence for the Inventive Arts (CECA), the Section of Art + Layout can deliver nationally/internationally regarded artists and thinkers immediately to Clarksville with programming that is no cost and open up to the community.

The New Gallery, APSU’s modern artwork gallery, hosts 5 curated exhibitions showcasing modern day art from regional and countrywide artists, as properly as the once-a-year juried university student exhibition each calendar year.

“I say this each yr, but I’m really enthusiastic about this year’s slate of exhibitions and speakers,” reported Michael Dickins, gallery director and Visiting Artist software chair. “We’re starting our fifth 12 months in the new Artwork + Style and design making, and we are continuing to carry environment-course artists right to Austin Peay and the citizens of Clarksville. With invaluable aid from CECA, this pleasure will proceed as The New Gallery will host an exciting exhibition lineup of up to date artists that will obstacle, awe and inspire our learners to drive on their own in their unique tactics. And our Going to Artist Speaker Collection will allow our learners and group to directly interact with the influential artists of our time.”

The New Gallery has extended its availability to give a lot more people a likelihood to see the displays and artists.

“Though the gallery is open up and free to the general public for the duration of the 7 days, many folks come across it tough to go to all through this time,” Dickins mentioned. “Every exhibition this calendar year will be open up during Clarksville’s Initial Thursday Artwork Wander to make the exhibitions additional available to the group. For those people outside of our region, just about every exhibition will be accompanied by a 3D virtual tour, a technologies that we adapted to make our exhibitions accessible through the shutdowns of the pandemic. The digital excursions have been so successful, it would be a disgrace to not go on that part of our programming. We hope this yr will deliver additional individuals to campus to see the function in person as opposed to almost as they did past 12 months.”


The New Gallery exhibition period involves contemporary art and artists going to from Richmond, Virginia Oakland, California Atlanta, Ga Richmond, Virginia Nashville, Tennessee Swannanoa, North Carolina and three from New York City:

New Acquisitions: Choices from the earlier 5 yrs of new acquisitions of the University’s Long term Art Selection. Aug. 18-Sept. 17, 2021. Reception: Sept. 2 from 5-7:30 p.m. with a quick gallery speak by curator/director of The New Gallery. Selected is effective from above 150 new pieces recognized into APSU’s artwork collection in just the past five yrs.

Wansoo Kim: Table Monsters. Sept. 27-Oct. 22, 2021. Reception/Gallery Discuss: Oct. 7, noon-1:30 p.m., gallery communicate begins at 12:15 p.m. at The New Gallery. Initially Thursday Artwork Wander: Oct. 7, 5-7:30 p.m. at The New Gallery. Artist Lecture: Oct. 7, 6 p.m. at the Artwork + Design Building, Place 120. New operates by APSU Artwork + Style and design school member Wansoo Kim.

Maintain & Secure. Nov. 1-Dec. 10, 2021. Curator Converse with Erika Diamond: Nov. 1, 6 p.m., Art + Design Creating, Area 120. Reception/Gallery Speak: Nov. 2, midday-1:30 p.m., gallery communicate starts at 12:15 p.m. at The New Gallery. Initially Thursday Art Stroll: Nov. 4, 5-7:30 p.m. Artist Talk: Paul Rucker, Nov. 9, 6 p.m. To start with Thursday Artwork Walk: Dec. 2, 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Christina West: Mere Mortals. Jan. 12-Feb. 12, 2022. Artist Lecture: Feb. 1, 6 p.m., Artwork + Design Making, Home 120. Reception/Gallery Chat: Feb. 2, midday-1:30 p.m., gallery chat starts at 12:15 p.m. at The New Gallery. 1st Thursday Art Walk: Feb. 3, 5-7:30 p.m.

Listening: The Fourth String. Raheleh Filsoofi, Reza Filsoofi. Feb. 21-March 25, 2022. Artist Lecture: TBD. Reception: TBD at The New Gallery. Very first Thursday Art Stroll: March 3, 5-7:30 p.m. Musical Performances/Nowruz celebration: March 19, time TBD. This challenge is a collection of interactive multimedia installations.

54th Yearly Juried University student Exhibition. April 4-27, 2022. Initially Thursday Art Walk: April 7, 5-7:30 p.m. Reception/Awards Night time: April 27, 5-7 p.m. at The New Gallery Awards Ceremony: April 27, 5:30 p.m.

Viewing speakers

The 2020-21 CECA Viewing Artists Speaker Collection features artists from Richmond, Virginia Canyon State, California Baltimore, Maryland Brooklyn, New York, and two based in Los Angeles, California.

Sept. 21, 2021: Small Pals of Printmaking is a spouse-and-wife staff, JW & Melissa Buchanan.

Nov. 9, 2021: Paul Rucker is a multimedia visual artist, composer and musician.

Feb. 8, 2022: Jean Shin, identified for her monumental installations, transforms massive accumulations of daily objects into expressions of identification and group engagement.

March 24, 2022: Kenturah Davis is an artist operating in between Los Angeles and Accra (Ghana).

March 29, 2022: LaToya Hobbs.

April 12, 2022: Jordan Koch.

The New Gallery will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. Curator-guided tours are also offered upon request for modest groups. Closed on weekends and vacations and follows the university’s academic calendar. For far more information on the exhibitions or lectures, speak to Michael Dickins, gallery director, at [email protected] To remain informed of forthcoming events or scheduling improvements, abide by both of those The New Gallery and the Office of Artwork + Layout on Facebook and Instagram.

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