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September 2017


im truly sorry for your loss, & other PLEASANTRIES: New Work by Kristen Rambo

September 19October 24

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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grief: noun deep sorrow, especially that caused by someone’s death. It is difficult to talk about my work without talking about my grief. My paintings are emotive abstractions that play with the female form, florals, and texture. They often happen in wild moments after weeks of preparing (and avoiding).   I lost a lot of my family in recent years, and I have seen a lot of suffering and a lot of sudden loss. I have also fallen in love,…

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October 2017


Le Monster, Part Boo!

October 7November 4

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Le Monster is back! Memphis College of Art (MCA) presents Le Monster Part Boo, a collaborative exhibition between Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the MCA community of students, faculty and staff who have reimagined drawings of monsters originally created by the hospital’s child patients. The exhibition will be on view Oct. 7 to Nov. 4 in Rust Hall at MCA. Patient drawings will be displayed alongside the final artworks. A family-friendly, monster-themed celebration of the exhibition will take place Saturday,…

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Rumination/Adornment: Works by Robin Jayne Henderson and Dilland Gregory

October 27November 26

Sue Layman Designs Gallery,

125 East G.E. Patterson, Suite 103

Memphis,

38103

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This Fall MFA Thesis exhibit will be on view at Sue Layman Designs Gallery from October 27 to November 26. A reception will be held on October 27 from 6-8pm. The exhibit features work by mixed media artist Robin Jayne Henderson and metals artist Dilland Gregory. Robin Jayne Henderson is a mixed media artist with an archival impulse. She is a collector of cast-offs: objects, images, and the indexical marks left behind in the world, unnoticed by their makers. Materials that…

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Reception: Rumination/Adornment

October 27 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Sue Layman Designs Gallery,

125 East G.E. Patterson, Suite 103

Memphis,

38103

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A reception for the exhibit Rumination/Adornment will be held from 6-8pm on Friday, October 27 at Sue Layman Designs Gallery. The exhibit is on view from October 27 to November 26. Robin Jayne Henderson is a mixed media artist with an archival impulse. She is a collector of cast-offs: objects, images, and the indexical marks left behind in the world, unnoticed by their makers. Materials that others might throw away are given new life in Henderson’s work. In combining images, text, indexical…

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Le Monster, Part Boo! Reception

October 28 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Le Monster is back! Memphis College of Art (MCA) presents Le Monster Part Boo, a collaborative exhibition between Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the MCA community of students, faculty and staff who have reimagined drawings of monsters originally created by the hospital’s child patients. The exhibition will be on view Oct. 7 to Nov. 4 in Rust Hall at MCA. Patient drawings will be displayed alongside the final artworks. A family-friendly, monster-themed celebration of the exhibition will take place Saturday,…

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November 2017


East Tennessee Portfolio Day

November 11

Knoxville Museum of Art,

1050 World’s Fair Park

Knoxville,

TN

37916

United States


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For the second consecutive year, Memphis College of Art will partner with the Knoxville Museum of Art to present East Tennessee Portfolio Day. This special event was created to provide special access to art college representatives from around the nation to prospective art students in East Tennessee. We hope you will mark your calendars for this special event at the Knoxville Museum of Art! If you have any questions, call 800-727-1088 or email info@mca.edu. Read more… Time: TBA

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67th Annual Holiday Bazaar & Fundraiser

November 17November 18

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

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Don’t miss this one-stop shop for your holiday shopping! Preview & Purchase Party: Friday, November 17, 5pm – 10pm 67th Annual Holiday Bazaar Open to the Public: Saturday, November 18, 10am – 5pm

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Works by Jan Hankins

November 29December 14

Rust Hall – Alumni Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

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“Viva Zapata!” 60″ x 120″ Oil on canvas mounted on board “Works by Jan Hankins” will be on view in the Alumni Gallery of MCA’s Rust Hall from November 29 to December 14. A reception will be held on December 2. Jan Hankins graduated from Memphis Arts Academy (the former name of Memphis College of Art) in 1974. Each of his paintings begins with a theme that is explored by contradiction of imagery. The contending icons are drawn from various pop…

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January 2018


National Portfolio Day-New Orleans

January 13, 2018

Memphis,

38104

United States


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National Portfolio Day brings together students and experienced college representatives who review artwork, offer critique, discuss college plans and share information about their schools. The event provides a taste of what it would be like to attend a professional art college. Memphis College of Art will host the National Portfolio Day in New Orleans at the start of 2018. The event is free and open to any prospective art college student and their families. Read more about the National Portfolio…

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