The Magical Stories of Cathy Horner
Through Nov 3 | Harvill Gallery
Cathy Horner’s collage art is inspired by her 100 year old farm house in Johnson City, TN. At an early age she discovered that she loved to create. By age forty-eight she found her muse in the art of collage. Horner’s collage art quickly found its way into art galleries and collectors’ homes. Her art is carefully crafted from her collection of ephemera from old magazines, newspapers and catalogs, coupled with her appreciation for all things antique and vintage.
Landy R. Hales: American Master of The Layer Poster & Fashions of the Time
Oct 2–Dec 31| Kimbrough Gallery
Landy R. Hales was a well-known designer in New York City in the 1920s and 1930s. Later in life, from age 60 to 82, he used his design experience and patented techniques to create an extensive, colorful body of work based on personal themes. Mr. Hales made each poster by hand using coping saws, chisels and wood files. Supplementing the art are fashions from the Museum collection.
Organic Abstract: The Art of Jennifer Bowman
Oct 25–Jan. 13 | Crouch Gallery
Kentucky native, Jennifer Bowman is a self-taught contemporary non-objective abstract artist. Her work continues to develop a strong following and has been shown on HGTV, as well as being included in the collections of Taylor York (Paramore), Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus, Holly Williams (musician/daughter of Hank Williams, Jr.), other music legends, and professional athletes.
Through Nov 24 | Lobby Gallery
For over 100 years, scouting organizations have shaped our youth through engaging experiences to build character and develop skills. This exhibit explores the evolution of scouting in Montgomery County through items in the Museum’s Collections. Featured items include an edition of the first Girl Scouts of America Handbook and a TN 1986 Bicentennial Celebration quilt.
The Biggest and Most Important Things: A Duo Exhibition by Michelle & Aaron Grayum
Through Oct 23 | Orgain/Bruner Galleries
Michelle and Aaron Grayum have owned and operated the graphic design firm The Gray Umbrella in Nashville for more than nine years while raising their 11-year-old son. The Biggest and Most Important Things marks the first time in four years that this talented couple, celebrating 18 years of marriage in August, has collaborated on a show together.
Odyssey: An Exhibition of Recent Works by Paul Harmon
Through Oct 20 | Crouch Gallery
Paul Harmon is an internationally exhibited artist who for 11 years, from 1986 to early 1998, divided his time between studio/residences in Paris, France and Brentwood, Tennessee. His time abroad still plays a role in his work. Within the more than fifty works shown, are some of Harmon’s signature themes of reclining nudes and literary references.