"What art offers is space—a certain breathing room for the spirit."—John Updike, writer
For more information about art opportunities at Pellissippi State, please visit http://www.pstcc.edu/departments/VisualArts/.
The Bagwell Center Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
January 17-February 6, Bagwell Center Gallery
Artist Jason Stout shares his Southern interpretation of American culture with Pellissippi State and the community in this 15-day exhibit. His vivid pieces deal primarily with variations of past, current and future narratives, almost always concerning American identity or history. Stout is an assistant professor of art at the University of Tennessee, Martin.
February 8-March 1, Bagwell Center Gallery
Though his home and studio are in Coldwater, Mississippi, artist Tom Lee has exhibited his works throughout the South and across the nation. Pellissippi State welcomes Lee as he brings his “lessons of the truth of absurdity” to East Tennessee. Since 1989, Lee has served as an associate professor of fine arts at Memphis College of Art, where he teaches sculpture and foundations.
April 1-19, Bagwell Center Gallery
This exhibit incorporates a wide variety of media: drawings, paintings, watercolors, sculptures, ceramics, and blacksmithing, as well as 2D and 3D works, all by Pellissippi State’s Art students.