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    Fall 2021 Gallery Schedule

  • The Naked Truth: An American Story in White, Red and Blue
    08-23-2021 | Leu Art Gallery in the Bunch Library

    The Naked Truth has been the focus of Nigerian-born, Memphis-based artist Ephraim Urevbu for several years. This exhibit features powerful paintings that explore our fractured society, confront personal fears and biases, and spark community dialogue around America's deep-rooted issues with racism.

    Exhibition ends December 10, 2021.

    Reception: Thursday, September 23, from 4:00-6:00 PM; Artist Talk at 5:00 


  • Into the Burrow: Illustrators of The Warren
    10-04-2021 | Gallery 121 in the Leu Center for the Visual Arts

    In celebration of the newly established BFA in Illustration offered by the Watkins College of Art at Belmont University, this exhibition features work by creatives of a local group called The Warren. The Warren is a local studio space for artisans and makers looking for community and a place to create. Among their members is a group of illustrators that have worked for clients such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art, LG Mobile, The New Yorker, and several publishers including Penguin Random House and Chronicle. Into the Burrow offers a look behind the scenes of their profession with inclusion of client work, process sketches, sketchbooks, and personal projects.

    Exhibition runs October 04 - 29, 2021. 

    Opening Reception: Thursday, October 07, from 4:30 – 6:00 PM; Gallery Talk at 5:00


  • Visible Spirit: James Rose
    11-08-2021 | Gallery 121 in the Leu Center for the Visual Arts

    James Rose is a printmaker and Professor of Art at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Visible Spirit will feature works of drawing and printmaking that explore race, fear, isolation, sexuality, struggle, and spirituality through self-portraiture.

    Exhibition runs November 08 - December 10, 2021. 

    Reception: Thursday, November 11 (Veteran's Day), from 4:30 – 6:00 PM; Artist Talk at 5:00 


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For more information or to submit a proposal for consideration, contact Katie Mitchell, Director of Galleries.