My Tennessee Home: The Paintings of Camille Engel | Nashville Public Radio

Event Details

  • September 9, 2017 to
    December 31, 2017
  • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and children; members free
  • The opening reception on Sept. 15 is free and open to the public. Tickets required on museum operating days.
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Glory (Celebrating Tennessee's State Flower, The Iris), oil painting by Camille Engel

Artist Camille Engel will celebrate her home state of Tennessee with an exhibition of original contemporary realism paintings at The Parthenon from Sept. 9th-Dec. 31st. "My Tennessee Home: the Paintings of Camille Engel" will begin with a reception from 6-8 pm Sept. 15th (Friday) in the American art galleries section of the Parthenon, 2500 West End Avenue. Admission is free & open to the public. Engel has spent the past two & a half years researching, referencing & creating these contemporary realism, trompe l'oeil, & encaustic paintings that present depictions of state symbols such as the state beverage, cultivated & wild flowers, fruit, wild animal, insects, butterfly, gem, reptile, fish & more. The exhibition will also spotlight original artworks by the 12 winners of the "My Tennessee Home Student Art Competition." " For more information about this exhibition, including museum location & hours, http://www.nashville.gov/News-Media/Calendar-of-Events/Event-Details/ID/7137/begin/9-15-2017/My-Tennessee-Home-Paintings-by-Camille-Engel-opening.aspx. To learn more about Camille Engel & view her artwork, www.Camille-Engel.com.

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