The Franklin Art Scene

Friday, September 4, from 6 until 9 p.m.

Penny Felts – Jack Yacoubian Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery

Penny Felts – Jack Yacoubian Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery

Gallery 202 is featuring realistic oil painter Melvin Toledo. Jack Yacoubian Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery is hosting concept photographer Penny Felts who will be showing works from a dream-based series of Polaroids shot over the last year. Hope Church Franklin is showing work by plein-air painter Jo Ellen Thatcher. Heylee B is exhibiting images by Joanna Marie Photographie. Historic Franklin Presbyterian Church is presenting works by students of the award-winning watercolorist Shelly Snow. Williamson County Visitors Center is hosting artist John Turner as he unveils new original paintings and drawings. The Registry is showcasing work by painter Ashlyn Joy Anderson.

First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown

Saturday, September 5, from 6 until 9 p.m.

The Arts Company is presenting Constructing Sculptural Forms in Clay by Susan DeMay and Edward Belbusti (see page 43). The Rymer Gallery is exhibiting Word of Mouth, new works by Elizabeth Winnel. Tinney Contemporary is unveiling Observations, Integrations, Pareidolia, and Polysemy, New Work by James Perrin (see page 16). The Browsing Room Gallery at Downtown Presbyterian Church is showing Ideas for Monuments, an exhibition of new work by Lipscomb University Associate Professor of Art Rocky Horton. In the historic Arcade, Corvidae Collective Gallery is featuring The Painterly Photo – the Art of Thomas Dodd, and Trust, a debut exhibition of Gwil Owen’s collage work (see page 60). WAG is exhibiting Always Never Now, collage paintings by Watkins Fine Art alumnus Matt Christy. Watkins College of Art, Design & Film’s new president, J. Kline, Ph.D., will be in attendance.

K. Randall Wilcox – Refinery Nashville

K. Randall Wilcox – Refinery Nashville

Hannah Lane Gallery is showing new mixed-media works using cows as the subject. COOP Gallery is opening Linda Lopez: Tooth, Bark, and the Laws of Contact, an exhibition of the artist’s investigation into ways of considering the lives, histories, and emotions of the mundane objects we encounter daily. Blend Studio is unveiling The Dream Stage: Work by Sarah Kaufman. Visit Hatch Show Print’s Haley Gallery to view historic restrikes of original posters from the Hatch collection, as well as Master Printer Jim Sherraden’s monoprints, contemporary interpretations and celebrations of the classic wood blocks of Hatch Show Print. Arts & Music @ Wedgewood/Houston Saturday, September 5, from 6 until 9 p.m.

Michael Poindexter – Channel to Channel

Michael Poindexter – Channel to Channel

Arts & Music @ Wedgewood/Houston

Saturday, September 5, from 6 until 9 p.m.

Zeitgeist unveils Vesna Pavlović’s Lost Art, an exploration of archives as repositories for personal, social, and institutional memory. Julia Martin Gallery is featuring Lisa Weiss’s hap.pen.stance, which is about meditation through mark making and the balance between working with expressive forms while maintaining simplicity. CG2 Gallery is showing Unsolvable Rubik’s Cube by Hydeon, and Recent Works by Peter Adamyan. Ground Floor Gallery is hosting Bricolage, a presentation of gallery artists, including Bobby Becker, Amanda Joy BrownZach Gray, Morgan Higby- Flowers, Desiré HoughShana Kohnstamm, Jovanni Luna, and Anna Merrill.

Jon Buko – Gallery Lupercal

Jon Buko – Gallery Luperca

444 Humphreys Pop Up is presenting woodwork, metal work, and photography by James Green. Seed Space is exhibiting Voyager One by David Bowen and Kristina Estell in which the artists use custom software and LED lights to create a physical and sensory link between this incredibly remote object in space and the human experience.

Vesna Pavlovic – Zeitgeist

Vesna Pavlovic – Zeitgeist

Refinery Nashville is showcasing Journeys – Photography by K. Randall Wilcox. See paintings by Megan Cosby in an exhibit hosted by Red Arrow Gallery at Atelier Upton Salon. Infinity Cat Recordings is featuring drawings by Mikie Poland. Fort Houston is exhibiting surrealistic mixed-media work by Leah Sawyer. David Lusk Gallery is unveiling Instructions Included by Tad Lauritzen Wright, new paintings, sculptures, and drawings taking inspiration from environmental causes with a bit of humor added. Channel to Channel is showing Channels to Figuration, oil paintings by Michael Poindexter exploring the relationship of live figure painting to the progression of style. Sherrick & Paul is presenting Grays the Mountain Sends, photography by Bryan Schutmaat (opening September 10). The Packing Plant is opening a show of work by Scott Zieher and Mike Womack (Saturday, September 12).

East Side Art Stumble

Saturday, September 12, from 6 until 9 p.m.

At DADU Pop Up, COOP Gallery members are presenting a painting fundraiser to support of a series of exhibits for next year. Gallery Luperca (formerly KT
Wolf Gallery) is showcasing

An Exercise in Patience by Jon Buko. Main Street Gallery is exhibiting Between Two Cities, work by Macon St. Hilaire. Red Arrow Gallery is hosting a closing reception for Alic Daniel’s Scribble. Sawtooth Print Shop and Nashville Community Darkroom are also participating.

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