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Centennial Art Center presents its 2013 Annual Student & Staff Holiday Exhibition & Sale with handcrafted artwork and gifts by local artists

10/20/2013

Assorted artwork and handcrafted gifts by Art Center Students and Staff available for purchase in CAC’s galleryNashville, TN --- The artwork of Centennial Art Center’s students and staff will be on exhibit and for sale in its gallery from Friday, November 8th - December 18th.  The opening reception for the 2013 Annual Holiday Exhibition and Sale will be held Friday, November 8th from 5-7pm. Gallery visitors will find hundreds of gift options for the holidays—all handcrafted by local artists! The Art Center’s Director, Brenda McSurley, says, “It promises to be a festive evening of art and holiday cheer! Centennial Art Center’s Annual Holiday Show pushes the boundaries of creativity as students and staff offer new art every year. You might just find the perfect gift for that ‘hard-to-buy-for’ person in your life—come visit us as part of your holiday experience!” Proudly displaying artwork alongside their students’ artwork are the Art Center’s drawing, painting and pottery instructors: Harry Denson, Sandy Spain, Wanda McMahan, Brenda McSurley, Darlene Shadden, Joshua Wagner, Tiffany Warner, Shawn Krise, Pam Irvin, Debbie Brusseau, Tom Rice, Didi Foster and Barbara Rembert. 

Gallery Manager, Joshua Wagner, says, “Each holiday season, students that participate in our community center classes throughout the year are given the opportunity to display their artwork in a gallery setting, and that is very exciting for many of them. For our new students, this may be the very first time their artwork is shown in a gallery.” The exhibit will consist of a large range of artwork from beginner to advanced—several exhibiting painters and potters have been connected to the Art Center for many years.
   
The Centennial Art Center Gallery is free and open to the public.
Exhibit is open Nov. 8 – Dec. 18. Gallery hours are Mon.-Thurs. 9am-5pm.
For more information, call Centennial Art Center at (615) 862-8442, visit online: http://www.nashville.gov/cac or find them on facebook.