Constant Motion Is July Exhibit At River Gallery

Monday, June 30, 2014

The July exhibit, Constant Motion, at the River Gallery, 400 E. Second St., running from the July 1-31, will feature artists: Clara Blalock (Ga.); Cal Breed (Al.); edie Maney (Tn.); and Pat Snyder (Tn.). 

The artists will all be present at the Opening Reception on Friday, July 11 from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

"The artists in River Gallery's July exhibit 'Constant Motion' are propelled by the movement and energy of their creative practice. 

"Georgia artist Clara Blalock choreographs a dance between color and expressive mark making with paint to convey her inner being on canvas.

 

"Tennessee artist edie Maney paints her passion for life and its journey with an emotionally diverse pallet, inviting the viewer to become lost in the depths of her work. 

"Tapping into the constant motion that glass blowing requires, Alabama artist Cal Breed's pieces flow exquisitely. 

"With a multifaceted technique involving painting, printmaking, and collage,  Pat Snyder of Tennessee explores ever-evolving existence," officials described of each artist.

Events are free and open to the public .


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