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Category: Kresge Gallery

Faculty exhibition to introduce new art professors on Sept. 24

The Kresge Gallery’s annual Faculty Exhibition will showcase the current work of the entire Lyon College art faculty, including introducing new art professors Abigail Smithson and Eliseo Casiano. The exhibition will also feature the works of professors Dustyn Bork, Maggie Gayle and James Berry. The reception will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, in the Kresge Gallery. The artists’ talks will be at 6:30 p.m. Read More
at Monday, September 20, 2021

Kresge Gallery features ‘Ignition’ exhibition from Jason Stout

The Kresge Gallery at Lyon College will feature the exhibition “Ignition ” by Jason Stout from Friday, Aug. 20 through Saturday, Sept. 11. Stout is a Professor of Art at the University of Tennessee at Martin. His current exhibition deals with the idea of conflict and turbulence, both domestic and abroad. He said the clouds also double as nebulas, contracting and expanding energy around the idea of conflict. These works deal with notions of political strife coexisting with... Read More
at Monday, August 16, 2021

Kresge Gallery to feature exhibition by Chad Penner

The Kresge Gallery at Lyon College will feature the art exhibition “American Exceptionalism and Other Nonsense” by Chad Penner from Sept. 20 through Nov. 1. Penner’s work explores the relationship between the idea of American exceptionalism and America’s intimate relationship with and affinity toward violence. The artist allegorizes these concepts using popular superheroes, such as Superman, Captain America and Wonder Woman, which function as metaphors for an... Read More
at Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Kresge Gallery to feature exhibition by Tessa Davidson

The Kresge Gallery at Lyon College will feature the art exhibition “Saints Re-Formed” by Tessa Davidson from Tuesday, Jan. 14, through Friday, Feb. 28. The reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in the Alphin Humanities Building and will include an Artist Talk by Davidson. The exhibit features 12 oil paintings inspired by the legends and symbols of historic saints, but with a modern twist.  For example, her painting “Hope Has Feathers”... Read More
at Monday, January 13, 2020