Header photo courtesy of Inside of Knoxville
January 2015. Happy New Year!
Man, time is flying. It’s hard to believe another year has gone screaming by.
If you don’t see a listing, don’t assume the venue doesn’t have an artist. They might not be participating at all, or they just didn’t get around to sending me the information on who’s on display. But if you need to know for sure, you’ll find their phone number and links to their web site in the listings below, so you can check to see if they’ve got more recent info on their own site.
On with this month’s openings!
2 Many Pixels
130 W. Jackson Avenue, Suite 201 Knoxville Website
501 Arthur St., Knoxville (865) 951- 2523 Website
A1 Lab Arts
Center for Creative Minds, at 23 Emory Place Knoxville Website
Art Market Gallery
422 S. Gay Street Knoxville (865) 525-5265 Website
Ongoing display of local artist’s work.
Belleze Salon and Spa
6209 Kingston Pike Knoxville (865) 558-8424 Website
800 N. 4th Ave Knoxville Website
24 Market Square, Knoxville (865) 329 8868 Website
29 Market Square Knoxville (865) 673-6711 Website
Opening Reception: Friday, January 2nd, 2015 6pm to 9pm
Bliss Home is pleased to present photographer, Phil Savage, for January’s First Friday. Bliss Home, located at 29 Market Square, will host an opening reception on Friday, January 2nd, from 6pm to 9pm. Complimentary refreshments will be provided and Phil’s art will be featured for the month of January.
Phil Savage was born in Mexico City and is a world-traveler, which has helped him hone his ability to “turn the ordinary into the extraordinary”. Phil loves to explore the endless possibilities that photography has to offer, by embracing black and white panoramic photos with hand-tinted touches. Phil’s First Friday exhibit aims to challenge viewers to rediscover the beauty and complexities that can be found all around Knoxville.
122 S Gay Street, Knoxville 865-309-5818 Website
100 S. Gay Street, Suite 109, Knoxville (865) 335-3358 Website
Cocoa Moon Fusion Grill/Koi
19 Market Square Knoxville (865) 521 3888
Coffee and Chocolate
327 Union Avenue Knoxville (865) 688-9244 Website
Community Television of Knoxville
808 State Street Knoxville (865) 215-4350 Website
13 Emory Place, Knoxville Website
418 S. Gay Street , Knoxville (865) 524-4747
East Tennessee Historical Society
601 S. Gay Street, Knoxville (865) 216-8824 Website
East Tennessee Community Design Center & UT Downtown Design Studio
500 S. Gay Street Knoxville Mobile (865) 603-3988 Office (865) 525-9945 Website
Emporium Center for Arts & Culture / Arts and Culture Alliance / The Balcony Gallery
100 S. Gay Street Knoxville (865) 523-7543 Website
The Arts & Culture Alliance and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta proudly present a new exhibition entitled “A Narrative of Light and Shadow” featuring the artistry of Taiwan’s female photographers. Three photographers will each present a series of images depicting portraiture, humanitarian concerns, landscape, aboriginal culture, and culture in general: Chang Hsiu-huang presents “Light and shadow”, which displays the interaction of light and shadow and composition in landscape photography; Chien Fu-yu presents “Women’s history”, which includes sensitive, careful portraits of women poets, journalists, artists, pathologists, and entomologists; and Wang Hsiao-chin presents “Mother’s time chart”, which uses the self-portrait to explore the historical implications of creative work, acting both as the photographer and protagonist in her shots.
The exhibition will be on display in the main gallery of the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street, in downtown Knoxville from January 9-31, 2015, and an opening reception will take place on Friday, January 9, from 5:00-9:00 PM. The First Friday reception also features music by the Pea Pickin’ Hearts in the gallery as well as a Jazz Jam Session hosted by Vance Thompson and Friends from 7:00-9:00 PM in the Black Box Theatre.
Since the 1970s, photography has flourished in concert with Taiwan’s economic development, democratization and the universalization of education so that female photographers have become common. Nothing can stop the flow of time – only photography can crystallize the moment and the surrounding environment into a permanent image. Photography can capture scenes that are inexpressible in language; thus the old adage, a picture is worth a thousand words. With close attention paid during both shooting and arrangement, the series of pictures in “A Narrative of Light and Shadow” are used to create photographic narratives, much as a director might compose a film montage.
Gallery hours for “A Narrative of Light and Shadow” are Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Saturday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Please note, the Emporium will be closed on Monday, January 19, for the holiday. Additional special hours are posted at www.theemporiumcenter.com/ visit.html. For more information, please contact the Arts & Culture Alliance at (865) 523-7543 or visit www.knoxalliance.com.
1715 Volunteer Blvd. Knoxville (865) 974-3200 Website
121 S. Gay Street, Knoxville TN (865)-329-4626 Website
119 Jennings Avenue Knoxville (865) 405-0777 Website
John Black Photography
501 Union Ave. Knoxville (865) 522-1715 Website
Kate Moore Creative / Jennie Andrews Photography
Knoxville Arts and Fine Crafts Center
1127B Broadway Ave. Knoxville (865) 523-1401
Knoxville Museum of Art
1060 World’s Fair Park Knoxville (865) 525-6101 Website
Knoxville Visitor Center
301 Gay Street Knoxville (800) 727-8045 Website
103 W. Jackson Knoxville Website
800 W. Hill Avenue, Knoxville (865) 803-6215 Website
Old City Java
109 S. Central Avenue Knoxville (865) 523-9817 Website
18 Market Square Knoxville (865) 521-0600 Website
131 South Central Street Knoxville (865) 521-0690 Website
Patricia Nash Designs
109 S. Gay St. 524-2626 Website
28 Market Square Knoxville (865) 524-2224 Website
FIRST FRI JAN 2:
5pm in 2nd floorPres Pub Speakasy:
The Art of SHELLY MORRISON
(beautiful abstract art… And it’s her birthday!)
ZACH JOSEPH (Nashville Folkabilly)
1st fl Pres 10pm: Night 1 of a 2 Night Market Square Residency:
IAN THOMAS AND BAND OF DRIFTERS
(Knox-icana Troubadours’ freight train is rollin into our musical station)
3TREE (KNOX JAM WORLD FUNK)
APPALACHIAN FURY tentative (Knox Tasty Jams)
323 Union Avenue Knoxville (865) 525-7888 Website
Regal Downtown West 8
1640 Downtown West Blvd. Knoxville (865) 693-6327
125 W. Jackson Ave. Knoxville Website
Rita’s Italian Ice
26 Market Square Southwest, Knoxville
2 Market Square, Knoxville (865) 971-1006 Website
11 Market Square Knoxville (865) 694-4000
Style of Civilization
133 S. Gay Street Knoxville (865) 544-4196 Website
130 W. Jackson Ave. Suite 101 Knoxville Website
Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and sound @ East Tennessee History Center
601 South Gay Street Knoxville Contact: Bradley Reeves, Louisa Trott (865-215-8856) Website
Tennessee Valley Bikes
214 W. Magnolia, Knoxville Website
The District Gallery & Framery
5113 Kingston Pike, Knoxville (865)200-4452 Website
The Tree and Vine
439 Union Avenue • Off Market Square • Knoxville (865) 985.0524 Website
12 Market Square, Knoxville – (865) 637-4067 Website
“Places and Faces”, an exhibit of photography by Elena Ganusova will be on view at the downtown Knoxville Tomato Head restaurant from January 4th through February 1st. She will then exhibit at the West Gallery Tomato Head from February 2nd through March 2nd.
Elena Ganusova: “Places and Faces”
Tomato Head Restaurant presents a project by Knoxville-based award winning photographer Elena Ganusova. The exhibition “Places and Faces”, is the result of a multi-year survey and draws together more than 30 black-and-white and color photographs of architecture, landscapes and peoples—raising public awareness about the beauty of East Tennessee and people living in the city and its vicinity.
Elena’s quest to the discovery of East Tennessee jewels began in 2011. Her genuine and unique vision of ordinary things was reflected in award-winning photos of city scenes, landscape, and people. The exhibition is divided into three categories: architecture in black-and-white, black-and-white portraits, and color landscapes. Through these photographs, Elena pays homage to a fragile world around us that we do not always appreciate and should not take it for granted.
About Elena Ganusova
Elena Ganusova was born on January 2, 1973, in Krasnoyarsk, a Russian city in Siberia. Having a PhD degree in microbiology Elena began her photographic career in Russia. Her first steps in the photographic exploration started when her father Eugene introduced her to the magic things that can happen in the dark room somewhere in the earliest 1980s. Elena is a member of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), Professional photographers of Tennessee (TNPP) and East Tennessee (PPETN). Some of her work was published in the Knoxville News Sentinel (“The Bridge to the Knowledge”, “Little Santa”, “Reflection”).
Since 2012 Elena opened her own photography business “It’s all about life” which is devoted to create memories for those who love and are being loved.
In 2013 and 2014, Elena Ganusova’s work received awards at the Tennessee Valley Fair and distinguished awards at PPETN photographic competition
Sarah McFalls will exhibit at the West Gallery Tomato Head from January 5th through February 2nd.
115 S. Gay Street (865) 525-7381 Website
2121 Cumberland Ave. Knoxville (684-5477) Website