New Cress Gallery director starts in January.
UTC Cress Gallery of Art, in partnership with Chattanooga’s AIM Center, presents “fearless & resilient” featuring a collection of works from artists Ken Grimes, Laura Craig McNellis and Dan Miller, with a curated selection of works from the AIM Center’s emerging artist, all of whom have some form of disability.
Mark your calendars for these upcoming events. Arsonists, astronomers, folklore from India, music with a little Appalachian twang and Ukrainian folk tunes are just a sampling of what will be featured and explored in upcoming performances and exhibits.
Each spring the Cress Gallery hosts the Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibitions, the capstone event of the creative research of students enrolled in the professional curriculum of the Department of Art at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.
In Michael Scoggins’s art exhibit, “A Day in the Life,” visitors to the Cress Gallery will find something surprising – pages of a spiral bound notebook recreated by hand on a colossal scale. Scoggins is the Diane Marek Visiting Artist featured in the Cress through December 6.
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The Cress Gallery of Art celebrates a new semester with a display of student artwork for the the 2013 UTC Department of Art Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The exhibition runs through January 31. The gallery is open to the public and admission is free.
The UTC Cress Gallery of Art’s current exhibition, Matthew Deleget’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” has received a review in ArtForum magazine, long respected and widely known as the decisive voice in the field of contemporary art.
Selections II: The UTC Permanent Collection of Art will be on exhibit through Friday, July 27, at the Cress Gallery of Art. Gallery summer hours are 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Cress is closed on weekends.
The Cress Gallery of Art is hosting “Okay Mountain” from Wednesday, February 8 to Tuesday, March 20. Blending humor with irony, Okay Mountain creates work that weaves an engaging yet dead serious commentary about our contemporary existence. In conjunction with this exhibition, Okay Mountain will visit the campus and the Chattanooga community as part of the…