June 2016

Franklin Art Scene

Friday, June 3, from 6 until 9 p.m.

Imaginebox Emporium Cory Basil

Cory Basil, Imaginebox Emporium

Gallery 202 is featuring Makai Glass Creations from Maui featuring blown glass pieces inspired by the sea and volcanic formations of the Hawaiian Islands. Jack Yacoubian Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery is showcasing work by O’More College of Design instructor Jake Wells. Hope Church Franklin is presenting work by Sharon Register. Shuff’s Music and Piano Showroom is hosting Maureen O’Brien. The June artist at Parks on Main is Annie Owen. Shannon Eye Care is showing paintings and print by Lisa Eisenga. See handmade goods by 1767 Designs at Finnleys Good Findings. Historic Franklin Presbyterian Church is featuring art by Laura Neal and Kate Cloud. Find original sculpture and prints at Cory Basil’s new studio Imaginebox Emporium. Landmark Bank is hosting Kona Coffee Artist Cheryl Buehring. Artist and educator Camille Harlin is exhibiting at The Registry. At the Williamson County Visitor Center, enjoy pyrography and drawing by Annmarie Barlow. In the Brentwood Town Center, stop by the new White Rose Gallery to see work by Janna Phillips, Nancy Higgins, Elizabeth Ponce, Celsie Hennessey Abelt, and Katrin Keiningham.

First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown

Saturday, June 4, from 6 until 9 p.m.

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Swoon, Tinney Contemporary

The Arts Company is unveiling Setting the Stage for Fresh Art Summer, which includes new work by Daryl Thetford, John Nikolai, Philippe Guillerm, Edward Belbusti, and Edie Maney. Tinney Contemporary is exhibiting Brick to Canvas: A Survey of International Street Art, Part II featuring work by Above, Hush, Logan Hicks, Ben Eine, Swoon, Faith47, and Banksy. The Rymer Gallery is presenting Golden Gate Meets Music City by Jet Martinez. The Browsing Room Gallery at the Downtown Presbyterian Church is hosting an opening reception for Tracings, a new exhibition of work by Nashville artist Zack Rafuls.

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Mildred Jarrett, WAG

In the historic Arcade, COOP Gallery is presenting Now What, a juried group show featuring recent work by Iris Bechtol, Amanda Brazier, Brooks Dierdorff, Katie Hudnall, Andrew Kozlowski, Drew Liedtke, Sean Morrissey, Hannah Pino, and Margi Weir. L Gallery is opening New Chapter, a collaborative exhibit curated by Andrés Bustamante, which showcases his final collection of contemporary street fashion and features new work by Zachary Gray, Eric “Mobe” Bass, and Hans Lambert. Corvidae Collective is showcasing ARCANA, in which international artists interpret the major tarot arcana. Nom Kinnear, Samuel Araya, Megan Buccere, Scott Kirschner, Michael Armenia, Nina Covington, Symantha Jones, Mani C. Price, Bella Harris, Heather Rose, Amy Pragnell, Jackie Cheuvront, and Lea Barozzi are a few of the artists participating. At WAG,see Without ‘Isms, paintings by Watkins alumna Mildred Jarrett. For those who wish to start crawling early, O Gallery opens at 1 p.m. where work by artists Olga Alexeeva, Annie Robinson, Diane Lee,  Raymond Gregory, and custom silver jewelry by Cynthia Bell are on view.

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Ann G. Doyle, E.T. Burk

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. E.T. Burk is hosting a reception for the opening of artist Ann G. Doyle’s exhibition of mid-century illustrations.


Arts & Music @ Wedgewood/Houston

Saturday, June 4, from 6 until 9 p.m.

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C. J. Pyle, CG2 Gallery

Julia Martin Gallery is opening BEVY 2016 featuring William Buffett,Michelle Farro, Brett Douglas Hunter, Devin Goebel, Louisa Glen, Jodi Hays, Seth Prestwood, Olivia Leigh Martin, and Alex Warble. Mild Climate is showing Chicago-based painter Adam Scott’s exhibit RECORDINGS. On view at CG2 Gallery is Summer Selections, a revolving selection of work by gallery artists.

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Seth Prestwood, Julia Martin Gallery

Refinery Nashville is exhibiting oil paintings by Leroy Hodges. Betsy Wills of Artstormer, takes over the walls of David Lusk Gallery for a group exhibition of contemporary art, A Show of Hand (see page 32). Enjoy time // lines by Phillip Andrew Lewis and Kevin Cooley at Zeitgeist. Channel to Channel is presenting Michael Grine’s Limbic, an eclectic selection of abstract patterns created from found objects, acrylic paint, and aerosol sprays. Universal Spaces by Jovanni Luna opens at Ground Floor Gallery on June 18.


Boro Art Crawl

Thursday, June 9, and Friday, June 10, from 6 until 9 p.m.

In honor of the Tennessee Arts Commission’s annual conference taking place in Murfreesboro this year, the Boro Art Crawl will occur for two nights in June with 30 venues participating. Murfreesboro City Hall rotunda is featuring the work of Kristina Lyle, who uses colored paper in various ways influenced by her grandmother’s quilts and her own travels. She shares the limelight with Miranda Herrick, whose style also employs vivid color and organic shapes. Top of the Block is hosting Carol Berning, Tina Whitfield, Pamela Mack, and Robert Holt. Daffodilly Design is exhibiting work by Middle Tennessee artists Mary Miller Veazie, Patty Burks, Carol Williams, Tiffany Foss, and Carol Curtis. The Shoppes on West Main is showcasing Boro Improv and photographer Ray Kleinstein. At Mayday Brewery visitors can sample brews while viewing art and listening to the sounds of Honeyboy and Boots. Suzanne LeBeau is the featured artist at L & L Contracting. At The Alley on Main, Beth Boudreaux is slated to create a collaborative work of art with members of the community.

East Side Art Stumble

Nina Covington, Modern East Gallery

Nina Covington, Modern East Gallery

Saturday, June 11, from 6 until 9 p.m.

Gallery Luperca is hosting an opening reception for Power Bottom, prints and paintings by Josh Evans. Southern Grist Brewery is featuring work by street artist Troy Duff. The Red Arrow Gallery is unveiling You Decide by Tara Walters. Nashville Community Darkroom is showcasing Deadline Today, a monthly pop up photography scramble. Modern East Gallery is presenting Nina Covington’s solo show Movement. Art Muz continues their six-month Stumble residency at Main Street Gallery. The Vine, Art & Invention and The Idea Hatchery, Sawtooth Print Shop, The Warren, and Perk & Cork, are also participating.

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