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September First Friday: 10 x Relay - Cat's Cradle

The passing back and forth of ideas in painting is like the relay and return of the knotted patterns in the game of cat’s cradle. Each painting is a string configuration that we hold out to be received by another, or that we receive and respond to by adding something new, by proposing another knot, another net. We play cat’s cradle with ourselves, with each other, with art history. Entangled in a myriad of configurations, we start from a place that doesn’t wipe out what comes before – we make paintings of inheritances and remembering.

10 X Relay includes artists: Kylie Heidenheimer, Pinkney Herbert, Erick Johnson, Jackie Meier, Laura Newman, Pierre Obando, Jennifer Riley, Russell Roberts, Lisa Taliano, and Chuck Webster. It is a celebration and recognition of these artists’ indebtedness to each other as friends and painters. Companions in conflict and collaboration, the artists in this show are tied together by the threads of making, thinking and doing, entangled in a painting dialog, bound together in a knotted net of past, present, and future.

There will be artist gallery talks at 6:30 and 8pm.

Friday, September 6 at 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Downtown Gallery
106 S. Gay Street, Knoxville TN 37902

Event Type

Exhibits & Films

Topic

Visual & Performing Arts

Audience

Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public

Website

http://downtown.utk.edu

Department

School of Art

Hashtag

#utkmfa

Contact Name

Mike Berry

Contact Email

mberry8@utk.edu

Contact Phone

865-673-0802

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