Varied techniques and unique concepts top Annual Student Art Show

Varied techniques and unique concepts top Annual Student Art Show

Wednesday morning, inside the Leu Visual Arts Center, an awards ceremony was held for the Annual Student Art Show. Around 90 students entered their work into the show showing off different skills. There were categories for photography, sculptures, digital images and more, and they were judged by faculty members. “Their […]

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‘Project Reclamation’ brings activist art to LCVA’s Gallery 121

‘Project Reclamation’ brings activist art to LCVA’s Gallery 121

Across the room, rays of sunlight reflect off the glistening glass surface of a bust of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s head. Take a closer look and inside you’ll see a solitary object fixed in place of the brain – it’s a dark, large lump of coal. Artist McKinley Moore’s “Ditch Mitch” […]

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Leu Gallery’s “Le Rayon Vert” features whimsy, asymmetry and the ordinary

Leu Gallery’s “Le Rayon Vert” features whimsy, asymmetry and the ordinary

Paintings from now Nashville-based artist Mary Addison Hackett are now on view in Leu Art Gallery in the Lila D. Bunch Library. The exhibition, “Le Rayon Vert,” will remain on view until Thursday, Oct. 17. And Hackett will be on campus Thursday, Sept. 12, from 5-7 p.m. for the exhibition’s […]

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"Untitled (for S.M.R.M./J.D.)" from "The River Beneath Us"

Dobbins opens fall exhibitions in the Leu

Nashville may be nicknamed Music City, but its art scene is just as prominent. With venues like Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and numerous other noted gallery spaces, including the Parthenon replica that lends the city another name, “the Athens of […]

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Exhibition celebrates Belmont’s art faculty

Exhibition celebrates Belmont’s art faculty

With its latest exhibition, Leu Art Gallery does more than present fine art – it offers an exclusive glimpse into the work of Belmont’s art department faculty. Full-time professors Jim Meaders, Teresa VanHatten-Granath, John Watson, Dan Johnson and David Ribar show a survey of art, aesthetics and media in “Present […]

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Braddock’s message goes beyond words

Braddock’s message goes beyond words

In each of her 14 paintings on display at the Leu Art Gallery, local artist Jane Braddock uses color and design to make three simple words stand out. Those words – liberated while living – are not only the title of her series at the Leu Art Gallery, but also […]

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Printmaking exhibit at Leu combines regional projects

Printmaking exhibit at Leu combines regional projects

The Leu Art Gallery is hosting a regional portfolio exchange through most of October that combines an unique medium, printmaking, with the work of artists in Nashville and on the other side of the country. Its title, “Tributaries,” reflects the project’s conglomeration of prints from the South and Mountain West, […]

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Carroll Cloar’s Delta art returns to Leu

Carroll Cloar’s Delta art returns to Leu

Carroll Cloar’s paintings don’t just jump out at you — they grab you by the heartstrings and pull you right in to the soul of Memphis, Cloar’s home and inspiration. Until May 24, the soft lighting of the Leu Art Gallery will illuminate the works of the late artist who […]

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