Carla Ciuffo is one of four artists to win the Bonnaroo-themed skylight competition administered by the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority's Arts at the Airport program. Bonnaroo is a large, 4-day music and arts festival that takes place every summer in Manchester, Tennessee. Along with AK Llamas, Duncan McDaniel, and Peat Wollaeger, Ciuffo will create Bonnaroo-themed installations for the Nashville International Airport. Ciuffo's installation "Just a Perfect Day" will be displayed at Concourse C from May 12, 2014 to January 26, 2015.
Newcity Art has published a wonderfully perceptive review of Peri Schwartz's current show at Perimeter Gallery in Chicago. The show will be on view through February 28. Read the article here.
The Tennessean features a profile of Kathryn Dettwiller's newest show at Tinney Contemporary, "Off the Page." Click here to read the article that discusses the inspiration behind Dettwiller's works and her unique use of materials. "Off the Page" will be on view at the gallery through March 15, 2014.
Congratulations Kay Ruane for being selected as a finalist for the the MCC Drawing Artists Fellowship! The purpose of the fellowship is to recognize artistic excellence and creative ability. Here are the pieces that comprised her submission.
The Nashville Ledger reports that Cheekwood will be keeping one of Bruce Munro's "LIGHT" sculptures on display for the next three years. Munro's fiber optic "Bell Chandelier" was created specifically for the Cheekwood Mansion’s Rotunda as a part of “LIGHT.” Cheekwood President and CEO, Jane MacLeod, commented,“Cheekwood is thrilled that one of the public’s favorite LIGHT installations will remain on view for an extended period of time.” Read the full article here.......read on
Michelle Jones for the Tennessean reviews Dorothy O'Connor's exhibition, calling her centerpiece installation "a magical world." Read the full article here.