New September art exhibits opening this week in the Chattanooga area

New September art exhibits opening this week in the Chattanooga area

September 2nd, 2012 in Life Entertainment

• Athens Arts Center: 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. "McMinn County En Plein Air," regional landscapes by Chris Ingram, holds its opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday. 423-745-8781.

• ArtCrafters: 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. Exhibition by the North Georgia Skypainters Society continues through Sept. 29. 423-775-1401.

• AVA Gallery: 30 Frazier Ave. "Fresh: 2012 AVA Emerging Artist Exhibition" opens Friday. 265-4282.

• Bessie Smith Cultural Center: 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. "Beauty in the Face of Destruction," images of Haiti by photographer Oscar Knight, opens Monday. 266-8658.

• In-Town Gallery: 26-A Frazier Ave. Victoria Pearmain's plein air oil paintings, "Urban Landscape," holds its opening reception at 5 p.m. Friday. 267-9214.

• River Gallery: 400 E. Second St. Exhibit of art by Aaron Hequembourg and Susan Hutchinson holds its opening reception at 6:30 p.m. Friday. 265-5033, ext. 5.

• Shuptrine Fine Art Group: 2646 Broad St. "New Works by Maggie Siner," featuring contemporary works in oil on linen, opening receptions 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 266-4453.