Share the joy of the visual arts when you take part in our exhibits, offered in the gallery of the Bagwell Center for Media and Art. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
For more information about art opportunities at Pellissippi State, please visit www.pstcc.edu/liberalarts/art.
Eight Artists of the Vacuum Shop Studios
Artists: Eleanor Aldrich, Heather Hartman, Kelly Hider, Ashton Ludden, Erin Mullenex, Chelsie Nunn, Deb Rule, Jessie Van der Laan
August 22-September 9
Reception: September 9, 4-7 p.m.
The Vacuum Shop Studios is a collaboratively run artist studio in Knoxville that provides space for contemporary artists to bridge the diverse conceptual and material concerns of each individual artist.
Vincible: Knoxville's Collection
Artist: Caroline Covington
Reception: September 12, 3-5 p.m.
The Vincible sculpture series showcases the work of new Pellissippi State faculty member, Caroline Covington, and examines the moments when we discover that our bodies are no longer invincible.
Artist: Derek Aulden White
October 27-November 11
Reception: October 27, 3-5 p.m.
White, in his Knoxville-based Bird on the Wire studio, specializes in metalwork and art, photography, candle-making, faux bois and much more.
Annual Photography Faculty Exhibition
November 14-December 4
This exhibit highlights recent works by Pellissippi State’s talented Art faculty.
Views of the Big Nothing
Artists: Brandon Smith and Travis Townsend, curated by Herb Rieth
January 16-February 3
This collaborative exhibition features painted works by Smith joined by physical ropes and metaphor to sculptural works by Townsend, allowing to discourse of ambiguities and opportunities between the disparate works.
Through the Open Door, The Alumni Art Exhibition
Artist: Alumni of Studio Art at Pellissippi State
Reception: February 6, 3-5 p.m.
This exhibit showcases a variety of visual arts — drawings, paintings, sculptures and more — by alumni of Studio Art at Pellissippi State.
Annual Photography Student Exhibition
February 27-March 22
This exhibit includes photography on a myriad of topics by second-year photography students.
Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
March 27-April 14
This exhibit incorporates a cross-section of media, from drawings, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, blacksmithing, watercolors and other 2D and 3D designs, all completed by Pellissippi State Art students. The exhibit is juried by Pellissippi State Art faculty.
CGT Student Design Showcase
This exhibit showcases the work of Pellissippi State’s Communication Graphics Technology students.
Interior Design Showcase
This exhibit showcases the stunning work and repurposed creations of Pellissippi State Interior Design Technology students, as well as Pellissippi State graduates who are continuing their degrees at ETSU.