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October 2017


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

United States


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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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November 2017


Works by Jan Hankins

November 29December 14

Rust Hall – Alumni Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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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. Reception: December 2 from 6:00-8:00pm in conjunction with the 2017 Fall BFA Exhibit in the Main Gallery and the Creativity and Inclusivity Exhibit in the Lower Gallery. Jan Hankins graduated from Memphis Arts Academy (the former name of Memphis College of Art) in 1974. Each of his paintings…

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Creativity and Inclusivity: Disability and Art in the Memphis Community

November 29December 14

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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    Memphis College of Art (MCA) presents an exhibition of work created by artists from Memphis Center for Independent Living (MCIL), Shelby Residential and Vocational Services (SRVS), and Memphis College of Art on view from November 29 to December 14 in the Lower Gallery in Rust Hall. Reception: December 2, 6:00-8:00PM in Rust Hall, in conjunction with receptions for the Fall BFA Exhibit in the Main Gallery and Works by Jan Hankins in the Alumni Gallery. The exhibition and reception…

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2017 Fall BFA Thesis Exhibition

November 29December 14

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Works from graduating seniors in the BFA program will be on view from Nov 29 to Dec 14. A recpetion will be held on Saturday, December 2 from 6:00-8:00pm, in conjunction with the Jan Hankins exhibit in the Alumni Gallery and the Creativity and Inclusivity exhibit in the Lower Gallery. Seniors participating include: Marcus Clark, Chance Coleman, Sharday Hawkins, Kristen Kaluba, Taylor McCormick, Olivia Ritter, and Sam Smith.

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December 2017


Guest Lecture: The Aesthetic Imprint of Disability, Dr. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

December 2 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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This lecture is given in conjunction with the exhibit Creativity and Inclusivity on view in Rust Hall. More information on the exhibit can be found here. A Reception for the exhibit will be held directly following the lecture. This lecture explores how disability is represented in art. Some of the artists included are people who identify as disabled or are identified by others as disabled, such as Judith Scott, Kathryn Sherwood, or Chuck Close. For some of the artworks and…

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