The First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown takes place on Saturday, November 1, from 6 until 9 p.m. The Arts Company is presenting The New Nashville, paintings by Brett Weaver, and Instrumenthead, photography by Michael Weintrob. The Rymer Gallery is exhibiting Picture Element, new work from Jeff Grady and James Pearson.Tinney Contemporary is featuring SEACHANGE: Indexing the Conscious Moment, new work by John Folsom. The Browsing Room at the Downtown Presbyterian Church is opening Radiant Life, an exhibition of photography and mixed media by Stacey Irvin and Andee Rudloff.
In the historic Arcade, WAG is showing Desire Trap/pings, an installation by Watkins Fine Art junior David Anderson, combining hyper color and invented graphic forms. 40AU is presenting The Philosophy of Risk, a collaborative exhibition by Watkins Assistant Professor Brady Haston and senior Casey Payne. Coop Gallery is exhibiting Six Gestures, works on paper and small sculptures by Jana Harper.
In the Gulch, the Viridian is hosting an opening reception for An Imaginary Life by Ashley Mintz (see page 20).
Arts & Music @ Wedgewood/Houston happens on Saturday, November 1, starting at 5:30 p.m. Threesquared is showing Matriarchs, new collages by Sewanee Professor of Art Jessica Wohl. Zeitgeist is presenting noise induced transmissions by Richard Feaster, ramble, repeat by Todd McDaniel, and solar impulse by Alex Blau. Track One is hosting Authors and Artists: The Regenerates, a show highlighting ten Southern authors expressed through the eyes of ten Southern artists. Seed Space is exhibiting The Place You Will Wait for the Rest of Your Life, an exhibition of Greg Pond’s work along with his new documentary project. The Packing Plant is showcasing KVIKA, a video installation by Morgan Higby-Flowers, depicting manipulated landscapes through coding and script. Julia Martin Gallery is hosting OH JOY!, a series of new works by Shelia B (see page 40). The show will flow over into 444 Humphreys Pop Up. David Lusk Gallery is featuring Crazy Eyes by Mary Addison Hackett. Impact HUB Nashville in Houston Station is presenting Visual Impact, large-scale paper sculptures by Kaaren Hirschowitz Engel. Ground Floor Gallery is featuring a musical installation curated by Evelyn Walker.
The Franklin Art Scene takes place on Friday, November 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. Gallery 202 is featuring artist Michael Griffin. Shuff’s Music and Piano Showroom is exhibiting painting, sculpture, and jewelry by Rex Ellsworth. Jack Yacoubian Fine Jewelry & Art Gallery is presenting several artists who have shown there in 2014 and live music by saxophonist Chaz Williams. Bob Parks Realty is hosting Shelley Snow. Michael Damico is returning to the Art Scene and opening up his personal art studio, Damico Fine Art Studio. Boutique MMM is showcasing glass artist and jeweler Linda J. McLaughlin and crafters Tom and Linda Baker. Williamson County Archives is presenting DIVIDED LOYALTIES, an Exhibition Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War by the Nashville Artist Guild.
UnBound Arts Presents: Third Thursdays at Riverwood Mansion on Thursday, November 20, at 7 p.m., featuring a group photography show by Belmont students Catie Gooch, Mickey Bernal, Robin Dodd, Gina Anderson, Angel Rabus, Kevin Schlatt, and Pulitzer Prize-winner John Partipilo. Musical performances by Richard Dubois and Matt Butcher begin at 8 p.m.