Contemporary Arts And Craft Shows Is January Exhibit At River Gallery

Friday, December 27, 2013

With a mutual respect for their materials, quality in handcraftsmanship and a genuine aesthetic, the artists represented in the January exhibit, "Contemporary Arts and Crafts Show" at River Gallery, exemplify a wide range of work.  

In metalsmithing River Gallery features functional pieces by Lynda Metcalf, Clay Binkley and Master Roycroft Artisan, Robert Taylor. Ceramic artists, Mary Lynn Portera and  Laurey-Fay Long, both create Appalachian-inspired ceramics. Constructing original furniture designs in wood is Tennessee wood artist Chris Barber's passion. Printermaker, Jay Pheil captures nature in her etchings.The variety of media in this exhibit showcases the Arts and Crafts style in many forms. 

There will be an opening reception with the artists on Friday, Jan. 3, from 6:30-8 p.m.  The snow date is Saturday, Jan. 5.  Events are free and open to the public.  River Gallery is at 400 E. Second St.


This Week In The Arts

This week in the Arts:  Thursday, March 30 Art Alive at the Hunter Museum An Evening in Havana at Chattanooga Ballet Permanent Record DRUM NIGHT at Wayne-O-Rama The Comedy Catch at ... (click for more)

East Ridge To Host Community Input Meeting For Parks & Recreation On Saturday

The City of East Ridge is updating its Parks & Recreation Plan and wants the public's input. There will be a community input meeting at  9 a.m. on   Saturday, at the East Ridge Community Center at 1517 Tombras Ave.    Staff will conduct a variety of interactive exercises and hear from the public as to how the city can improve its recreational ... (click for more)

3 More People Shot In Latest Wave Of Chattanooga Gang Violence; 16-Year-Old Girl Killed

Three more people were shot overnight as a wave of Chattanooga gang violence continued. A 16-year-old girl was killed. The Chattanooga Police Department was called to respond to a person shot in the 3500 block of Clio Avenue early Thursday morning (1:26 a.m.) Two victims were found at the scene, including the young girl who was decease inside a vehicle ... (click for more)

Autopsy Report Says 19-Year-Old Jalen Little Was Shot 14 Times In The Driveway Of His Home After Drug Deal Went Bad

An autopsy report says 19-year old Jalen Little was shot an estimated 14 times in a drug deal gone bad in Hixson on March 12. The teen died after being rushed from his driveway to a local hospital. Zachary Adam Chadwick - the name given by the victim to police just before he died  - with criminal homicide and especially aggravated robbery. Chadwick, also 19, said it ... (click for more)

Chris Anderson Has Done Plenty For Alton Park

Three years ago today, I was canvassing in Alton Park. President Obama called for a day of action to help educate people about the Affordable Care Act and Chris Anderson responded by mobilizing his campaign volunteers to spread the word in the places in his district that needed it most.   I moved here a little over three years ago and the entire time I've worked with Chris ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two Catchers & ‘Shaq’

Kids whose parents are active members in the military were special guests of the New York Yankees when they played the Tampa Bay Rays in an exhibition game last Sunday in Tampa. The Yankees had even arranged for taped videos so some of the kids could watch with the rest of the crowd as their parents told how much they missed them on the Jumbotron. Both the kids and the fans ate ... (click for more)