Nancy Cantrell Dender Gallery

Explore the variety and scope of artistic talent of Etowah and its greater community in the gallery of the Etowah Arts Commission, newly renamed to honor the late Nancy Cantrell Dender (founder of the Etowah Arts Commission).  The Nancy Cantrell Dender Gallery and office of the Etowah Arts Commission is located at 700 Tennessee Avenue, next door to the historic Gem Theater. Exhibits rotate and change throughout the year, so there is always something new!

 The Nancy Cantrell Dender Gallery of the EAC is open to the public every Thursday and Friday from 12 – 6 pm, and Saturdays during special events.

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“THE VILLAGE” a series about joy by Diana Ferguson

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Gallery | Comments Off on “THE VILLAGE” a series about joy by Diana Ferguson

The Village, acrylic by Diana Ferguson The Town Gossips, acrylic by Diana Ferguson Welcome to “The Village”, as series about joy, the Etowah Arts Commission latest exhibit in the Nancy Cantrell Dender Gallery. Here lives the whimsical and uncommon art of nationally recognized and awarded visual artists, Diana Ferguson, of Sweetwater, TN. Known as “DiFergi” in the art world, her expressionist work has traversed a wide spectrum of media over her 25 + years as a professional artist. Her desire is that this series of...

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EVERYTHING COUNTRY, paintings by Claudia Walker

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Events, Gallery | Comments Off on EVERYTHING COUNTRY, paintings by Claudia Walker

The Etowah Arts Commission (EAC) announces its upcoming exhibit “EVERYTHING COUNTRY, paintings by Claudia Walker” from January 12 through March 31, 2017, in the Nancy Cantrell Dender Gallery, 700 Tennessee Avenue, Etowah, Tennessee. Claudia Walker, of Sweetwater, Tennessee, feels that Tennessee has proven to be a source of great inspiration for her artwork. Her paintings reflect a love of the landscape, and the structures, people, and animals that inhabit the countryside. Old barns and equipment left to rot and rust beg to be preserved in...

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MY COMMUNITY: MY WORLD Opens October 1

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Events, Gallery | Comments Off on MY COMMUNITY: MY WORLD Opens October 1

We are more than proud to announce the culmination of a 2 year photography project at the Etowah Arts...

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Current Exhibit – MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE, an exhibit of artworks by Dolores Hoffman

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Events, Gallery | Comments Off on Current Exhibit – MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE, an exhibit of artworks by Dolores Hoffman

Current Exhibit – MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE, an exhibit of artworks by Dolores Hoffman

    “MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE, an exhibit of artworks by Dolores Hoffman”, will be on exhibit from September 5 – November 20, 2015, in the Nancy Dender Cantrell Gallery, 700 Tennessee Avenue, Etowah, Tennessee.   Essentially a retrospective exhibit, works representing various genres and media will be included. Representational watercolors, abstract oils, line drawings, and sculptural installations of sticks, wood, vine, bark, and other media form the basis of Hoffman’s exhibit. Juxtaposing and layering unconventional materials that play...

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CHRIS INGRAM: A Journey by Paint and Brush

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Gallery | Comments Off on CHRIS INGRAM: A Journey by Paint and Brush

May 14 – June 25, 2015 in the Nancy C. Dender Gallery An exhibit of collected works that tell the story of the artist’s journey, the pieces represent a fascination with experimentation in various media, from oil painting to sculpture. Thematically  held together with the common thread of telling a story, each piece relays those small moments in  a life lived surrounded by family, work, picturesque scenery, technology, work, and so on. Chris Ingram earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Before...

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AIRMOE!

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in Events, Gallery | Comments Off on AIRMOE!

AIRMOE!

Airmoe has ARRIVED! Now showing in the gallery – Nov. 8th through Feb. 8th Artist Reception on Saturday, Dec. 13th, from 5pm-7pm  ...

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CURRENT EXHIBIT: Works of Art by Nancy Cantrell Dender

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Events, Gallery | Comments Off on CURRENT EXHIBIT: Works of Art by Nancy Cantrell Dender

CURRENT EXHIBIT:  Works of Art by Nancy Cantrell Dender

 ~~~ NOW SHOWING ~~~   THE WORKS OF NANCY CANTRELL DENDER   Exhibit Reception and Gallery Dedication to be held on Thursday, August 14th, from 5pm – 7pm.  Please join us for finger foods and show our appreciation to the family of Nancy Dender.  This event is open to the public.             The Etowah Arts Commission is pleased to announce the Nancy Cantrell Dender artwork exhibit is now open!  Featuring over 30 hand-painted items, including china plates, bowls, and vases, this exhibit shows exquisite examples of art produced...

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March 2014 through June 2014 Exhibit – OVERHILL SHUTTERBUGS – Photography

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Events, Gallery, Overhill Shutterbugs | Comments Off on March 2014 through June 2014 Exhibit – OVERHILL SHUTTERBUGS – Photography

March 2014 through June 2014 Exhibit – OVERHILL SHUTTERBUGS – Photography

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OCTOBER 2013 – The Magic of the Brush – Artist Bob Rhynsburger

Posted by on Sep 28, 2013 in Events, Gallery | Comments Off on OCTOBER 2013 – The Magic of the Brush – Artist Bob Rhynsburger

OCTOBER 2013 – The Magic of the Brush – Artist Bob Rhynsburger

  THE MAGIC OF THE BRUSH Paintings in Oil & Acrylic by Artist BOB RHYNSBURGER   On Display October 3 through November 9, 2013   ARTIST’S STATEMENT: Originally from Wyoming, Bob’s appreciation of mountain landscapes came naturally from living in his home state and many residencies in the United States and foreign countries.  His many business trips to Europe and the Far East provided an additional appreciation for various landscapes.  Bob excels in creating oil landscapes, Southwestern Desert scenes, and Abstract paintings...

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June 2013 – Outside The Watercolor Box: Marie Spaeder Haas

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Gallery | Comments Off on June 2013 – Outside The Watercolor Box: Marie Spaeder Haas

June 2013 – Outside The Watercolor Box: Marie Spaeder Haas

Can you feel color?  Can you see texture? If a painting is complete and no one is around to see it, has art been created?  Join Etowah Arts Commission as we explore ‘OUTSIDE THE WATERCOLOR BOX – recent paintings by Marie Spaeder  Haas’  on exhibit in our gallery June 27 through September 21.  Everyone is invited to experience this adventure  with Marie at the Artist’s Reception on Thursday, June 27 from 5-7pm.  Light hors d’oeurves will be served as we experience new surfaces, new subject matter and new combinations of materials with...

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