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!
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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...read more
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...read more
We are more than proud to announce the culmination of a 2 year photography project at the Etowah Arts...read more
“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...read more
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...read more
Airmoe has ARRIVED! Now showing in the gallery – Nov. 8th through Feb. 8th Artist Reception on Saturday, Dec. 13th, from 5pm-7pm ...read more
~~~ 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...read more
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...read more
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...read more