Fountain City hosts art exhibit

KNOXVILLE, TN – The Fountain City Art Center is hosting a competition and an exhibition for artists in all 2-D and all 3-D media. Entries generally range from 2-D works in watercolors, oils and acrylics, pastels, pencils, mixed media, and photographs, to 3-D works in , clay, wood, stone, glass, metal, cloth, fiber, recycled materials, tile mosaics, and handmade papers, textiles, and books.

All artists are welcome to enter by bringing in their entries on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The exhibit judges will be Hugh Bailey and Martha Robbins. The opening reception for the exhibit and announcement of awards will be on Friday, June 24, 6:30 – 8:00 PM.

The Fountain City Art Center is located at 213 Hotel Avenue in the old library building next to Fountain City Park. Art Center hours are: Tu, TH 9-5; W. F 10 – 5; Sat. 9-1; closed Sunday and Monday. The Art Center also
holds classes and workshops all year round Tuesday through Saturday.

For more information, including guidelines and applications for the show, visit the website:; email the Art Center:; or call : (865)357-ARTS.

Artwork by Michael Pardee, image courtesy the artist.

Michael Pardee artist