Vol State Art Gallery

Boles Exhibit at Vol State Art Gallery

Pictured: Cyclopsia Victoria by Chip Boles

The work of Nashville artist Chip Boles will be on display at the Volunteer State Community College Art Gallery starting November 12. Boles creates drawings in graphite and charcoal on wood panels. He is a muralist in productions for the Nashville Children’s Theatre, and has been featured in publications such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He illustrates what he calls “realistic drawings of unreal characters.”

Craft Artists Exhibit at Vol State Gallery

Pictured: Menorah by Abraham Pardee.

The work of eight craft artists will be on display at the Volunteer State Community College Art Gallery. Artists include: Chase Gamblin from Bloomington, IN; David Mcbeth from Martin, TN; Amanda Ross from Spencer, IN; Paula Bowers from Asheville, NC; Jay Replogle from Sparta, TN; Abraham Pardee from Sparta, TN; Linda Kieu Phuong Tien from Bloomington, IN, and Russ Jacobsohn from Sparta, TN.The displays are in a variety of style and media, including: fibers, metals, wood, and clay. Most of the artists are from Tennessee or have Tennessee ties.

Vol State Gallery Presents Mark Hosford Exhibit

Pictured: “The Surrogate” by Mark Hosford.

The Art Gallery at Volunteer State Community College will be showing the work of Nashville artist Mark Hosford this winter. He teaches art at Vanderbilt University and has held exhibitions in Poland, Germany, South Korea, China, New York, Boston, and California. He specializes in drawing, printmaking, and animation. Hosford said his work draws from a fascination with counter-culture imagery, spiritualism, curiosities, obsolete technology, stream of consciousness, and personal narratives.