The Franklin Art Scene
Friday, May 1, from 6 until 9 p.m.
Gallery 202 is showcasing a variety of whimsical animals in bronze by Laurel Peterson Gregory. Jack Yacoubian Fine Jewelry & Art Gallery is featuring recent work by Randy L Purcell, who uses a unique method of transferring ink from recycled magazines onto a thin layer of beeswax. Boutique MMM is displaying the colorful paintings of artist Jay Holobach. See artwork by Make-A-Wish Foundation at Parks on Main. Wendy Fiedor’s work is on view at Landmark Community Bank. I Love Juice Bar is presenting paintings by Denise Michelle. Historic Franklin Presbyterian Church is hosting photographer, painter, and writer Tommie Flannery Baskis. Shuff’s Music and Piano Showroom is showing the pastoral paintings of Wanda Wright. Hope Church Franklin is exhibiting paintings by Marjorie Mullen. Pedego Franklin is showcasing photography by Michael Edwards. Landscape paintings by Michael Poindexter are on display at T. Nesbitt and Company. Stites & Harbison is unveiling new work by Joseph Dzuback Bibb, Essence DeVonne, and Polly Bibb Douse. Franklin Visitor Center’s featured artist is Jackie Perry, who is currently concentrating on a series of modern floral and animal paintings with acrylics.
First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown
Saturday, May 2, from 6 until 9 p.m.
The Arts Company introduces John Petrey in his inaugural Nashville exhibit featuring figurative sculpture pieces of clothing. Daryl Thetford – Premiering New 2015 Photography Series is also on view. The Rymer Gallery opens From The Cut, two new collections of paintings from Dan Oglander and Casey Pierce. Tinney Contemporary is unveiling Thicket, new works by Anna Jaap.
In the historic Arcade, Corvidae Collective Gallery is continuing with their anniversary show, which includes works by artists who have participated in the inaugural year. WAG is featuring Victory Laps, which examines anxieties about youth, by Watkins students Mati Hays and Blake Holland. COOP Gallery is presenting RGB. VGA.VOLT, a real time audio/video performance by new media artist James Connolly.
Hatch Show Print’s Haley Gallery is showing new “single figure” re-strikes alongside the original print blocks. The collection of wooden typeface is from the 1880s and was used for broadsides and billboards.
Arts & Music @ Wedgewood/Houston
Saturday, May 2, from 6 until 9 p.m.
Sherrick & Paul Gallery is showcasing Double Vanity by Wendy White. Channel to Channel is presenting The Silver Seed Project: Part 1 by Olivia Hill. Zeitgeist is exhibiting New Personal Best! by John Donovan and Letting Go by Jessica Wohl. The Packing Plant is displaying Bits and Pieces, dyed fabric paintings by Cody Tumblin. CG2 Gallery is showing Recent Works by Fred Stonehouse, a series of works on paper, book covers, and 3D wood cutouts. Seed Space is featuring All the Lights in My House by Rocky Horton and a one-night performance of Nathan Sharratt’s Be My Blood Brother. Julia Martin Gallery unveils Three Dimensional Stroll, works by Julia Martin including her new ventures into woodcarving. David Lusk Gallery is exhibiting Variations on a Theme by Mark Bradley-Shoup and Daddy Missed My Birthday by Dwayne Butcher.
East Side Art Stumble
Saturday, May 9, from 6 until 10 p.m.
KT Wolf Gallery is opening Immodest Creatures by Amber Briggs and Laura Praseutkoun. Sawtooth Print Shop is hosting printmaker and book artist Mary Sullivan. Zachary Gray’s Vacation, a photographic study of object, isolation, and the feel of vacation, is showing at Main Street Gallery. The Building is featuring abstract painter Garrett King. Idea Hatchery is featuring hand-pulled lino prints by Julie Sola of Fat Crow Press.