The Franklin Art Scene
Friday, October 2, from 6 until 9 p.m.
Gallery 202 is celebrating their 5th anniversary and exhibiting work by painter Julie Harvey. Jack Yacoubian Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery is presenting a solo exhibit by painter and photographer Lisa Ernst. Hope Church Franklin is showing paintings by Mark Neubauer. Towne Creek Realty is hosting artist Randy Carden. Williamson County Visitor Center is featuring photographs by Bill Hobbs. Shuff’s Music and Piano Room is showcasing paintings by Lizzy Ragsdale. Parks is presenting work from Dan Klatt’s series Died Too Young and National Parks. T. Nesbitt and Company is hosting artist Cory Basil. Bagby House is showing work by Ken Walls.
First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown
Saturday, October 3, from 6 until 9 p.m.
The Arts Company is presenting an Emerging Artists Showcase including new work by Mandy Rogers Horton (see page 42) and Jodi Hays. The show will extend into Moving In—A Mobile Gallery Experience, exhibiting work by four artists from the ceramics collective InFlux. Tinney Contemporary is opening Topography, featuring Alicia Henry, Wesley Clark, Jamea Richmond-Edwards, Alfred Conteh, and Jamaal B. Sheats (see page 67). The Rymer Gallery is unveiling ME NOT by Catherine Forster, which explores femininity beyond the biological, and the community outreach event BYOC (bring your own cactus), in collaboration with Vanderbilt University. The gallery is also presenting a group show by Rymer artists Alex Hall, Joyce Melander-Dayton, and Celeste Rapone. The Browsing Room Gallery at Downtown Presbyterian Church is presenting Disruption, a new installation by artist-in-residence Cary Gibson. In the Chapel see the DPC Kids’ Art Show, Joyful Noise, featuring artwork and music.
In the historic Arcade, Corvidae Collective is continuing the exhibit The Painterly Photo – the Art of Thomas Dodd, and is opening Lyricism, a group show of art inspired by quotes and lyrics. BelArt Gallery is showing new work by Marleen De Waele-De Bock. WAG is unveiling Missed Call, new work by Watkins Fine Art faculty members McLean Fahnestock and Robert Scobey. Open Gallery is presenting Prosaic Portals: A Memoir by multi-media artist Sharyn Bachleda. Hannah Lane Gallery is showing new work by Hannah Lane. COOP Gallery is hosting artist Chris Mortenson for the opening of And in the movement of the Sun, I felt something, which investigates the cultural and historical perceptions of reactions to heavily fabricated landscape.
Arts & Music @ Wedgewood/Houston
Saturday, October 3, from 6 until 9 p.m.
Photographer Vesna Pavlovic´ ’s Lost Art is on exhibit at Zeitgeist (see page 27). David Lusk presents Instructions Included by Tad Lauritzen Wright. CG2 Gallery is hosting a reception for New Works by Mary Bucci McCoy. Refinery Nashville is hosting Ava Puckett’s show Deadbeat, an exploration of the early stages of adulthood, told through childhood nightmares. Track One is unveiling a new show by Jack Spencer (see page 34). Julia Martin Gallery will overflow into 444 Humphreys Pop Up for the opening of Lonesome Mountain by Rachel Briggs. Sherrick & Paul is presenting Grays the Mountain Sends, photography by Bryan Schutmaat. Poverty & the Arts Studio & Gallery is exhibiting Exploring Autumn, a show by their PovA artists. Atelier Upton is featuring work by Andrew Vastagh, aka BOSS CONSTRUCTION. Channel to Channel is showcasing artist Frances Berry, whose new work features gestured mixed-media figure drawings. Touched, a Soft Sculpture Exhibit is on view at Ground Floor Gallery (see page 64). See Equal Parts by Virginia Griswold at The Packing Plant.
Boro Art Crawl
Friday, October 9, from 6 until 9 p.m.
Middle Tennessee’s newest art crawl happens in downtown Murfreesboro and features an eclectic group of galleries and businesses, including The Nurture Nook, Cultivate Coworking, Mayday Brewery, The Write Impression, FunTiques, L & L Construction, and Walnut House.
East Side Art Stumble
Saturday, October 10, from 6 until 9 p.m.
Modern East Gallery is showing Lookup Club by Brandon Felts, West Coast East by Jennifer Stalvey, and Oneironaut by Kelsey Ann Swanson. Red Arrow Gallery is presenting Twilight Zone, a solo show with Betsy Stirratt. Gallery Luperca is exhibiting Above the Surface, a dual show with Meghan Borland and Chip Boles. Main Street Gallery and Nashville Community Darkroom are also participating.