Chattanooga arts briefs

Chattanooga arts briefs

May 27th, 2012 in Life Entertainment

• "American Legacy, Our National Parks," a selection of 100 paintings by members and guests of the Plein-Air Painters of America. According to the website for exhibit host Booth Western Art Gallery: "The resulting 100 paintings draw viewers into seasonal and daily experiences of color and light rendered in some of America's most beautiful places." Partly sponsored by the Kendeda Fund and the National Parks Conservation Association, the exhibit runs through Aug. 26 at Gilmer Street in Cartersville, Ga. Call 770-387-1300 for more information.

• "Microanalysis: A Small Work Exhibition. The creations of 12 artists are featured in this presentation of small works. All pieces in this juried exhibit are no bigger than 12 inches by 12 inches. The exhibit, at the Association for Visual Arts Gallery, runs through June 16. AVA Arts Gallery, 30 Frazier Ave. For more information, call 265-4282.

• "Beauty All Around Us," an exhibition of nature photographs by former journalist Dan Whittle, features images of the wildlife in Long Hunter State Park. "Communing with nature can be soothing to the inner soul," Whittle said in a news release. His work can be seen through June 30 in the Marley Berger Gallery at the Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Highway, Woodbury, Tenn. Call 615- 563-2787

• "Vanishing Appalachia: Photographs by Don Dudenbostel, Field Recordings by Tom Jester" features people, places and practices of Appalachian life. More than 90 photographs spotlight aspects of Appalachian life that are becoming extinct, such as moonshine, cockfighting and snake handling. The exhibit runs through June 30 at the Museum Center at Five Points, 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. For more information, call 423-399-5745.