Gallery

Explore the variety and scope of artistic talent of Etowah and its greater community in Etowah Arts Commission’s Gallery, 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!

Etowah Arts Gallery is open to the public every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 12pm to 6pm

Activities associated with exhibits include: art classes, craft projects, and Friends-Exclusive artist receptions. Join today or sign up for our newsletter to know all of the exciting ways you can engage with current exhibitions.

Current and Past Exhibitions Include:

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

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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

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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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October 2012 – Shades of Paint: Tina Baker

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October 2012 – Shades of Paint: Tina Baker

The Etowah Arts Commission gallery is alive with the flowing, inspirational artwork of Tina Baker from October  11 through December 8, 2012.  An Artist Reception will be held on Thursday, October 25 from 5pm until 7pm, to which everyone is invited and encouraged to drop in for a visit with Ms. Baker, while enjoying some light hors d’oeurves.  In addition, mark Saturday, November 10 on your calendar and join Ms. Baker from 9am until 12pm(noon) to create your own 16×20 oil painting of a breathtaking waterfall, as she teaches the Bob Ross...

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August 2012 – Shades of Paint: Autistic Events

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August 2012 – Shades of Paint: Autistic Events

Exhibit from August 9 through September 29 at Etowah Arts Commission | Cupcake Artist Reception on August 23 from 6-8pm, FREE Mountain Range by Logan Raby Featuring artists Derrick Freeman, Sam Moses, and Logan Raby, Etowah Arts explores different ways to approach art with the second installation of the ‘Shades of Paint’ series. These young men are all represented by Autistic Events, an arts-based nonprofit in Sweetwater, TN. Want to see even more from these exceptional artists? Be sure to check out each of their websites, linked...

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June 2012 – Shades of Paint: Andrew Cook

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June 2012 – Shades of Paint: Andrew Cook

Exhibit from June 14th to July 28th at the Etowah Arts Commission | Artist Reception on June 21st from 6-8pm Andrew Cook is a large-scale painter and muralist recently moved from Atlanta, GA to Englewood, TN. His works contain a vibrancy which reflects the life and world about him. Several of his mobile works will be on display during his portion of EAC’s ‘Shades of Paint’ progression. He is available for art and mural commissions, as well as piano tuning. Want to see more of Mr. Cook’s work? Experience his wide range...

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April 2012 – 2nd Annual Overhill Shutterbugs Photography Exhibit

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April 2012 – 2nd Annual Overhill Shutterbugs Photography Exhibit

Exhibit from April 17 to June 1 Public reception on Friday, April 20 from 5-7pm Help spread the word! Download and print our Flyer HERE! Forty-four photographs from fifteen area ‘Shutterbugs’ are on view from April 17 through June 1st. They cover a wide range of subjects, including portraits, flowers, landscapes, and wildlife. Examples include a contemplation of glass artwork, the first blooms of early spring, a strange Tellico residence, and the energy of a pianist during the first Black Gospel Explosion. Visitors will be amazed to glimpse...

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March 2012 – Tennessee Samplers: 19th Century Schoolgirl Embroidery

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March 2012 – Tennessee Samplers: 19th Century Schoolgirl Embroidery

Exhibit is on view from March 6 to April 6 in the EAC Gallery from 12-6pm every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. FREE admission! From 1700-1900 young women made intricate ‘samplers’ to display their skill at needlework. View a “sample” of these artworks from Tennessee in full size glory along with biographical information on the young ladies who made them. This exhibit is on loan from the Tennessee Sampler Survey. “Simple Sampler Accents” cross-stitch class with artist Daranee Manley on March 24th from 2-4pm!...

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February 2012 – Etowah Stitches

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February 2012 – Etowah Stitches

On Display from February 7 – March 3, 2012   |   Public Reception on February 23 from 6-7pm John “Brownie” Brock (8/11/1925 – 10/26/2006) was an Etowah-ian skilled and patient with needlework. It is said that “his backs are as good as his fronts”, but don’t take it from me. Visit the Etowah Arts Commission Gallery to see his precise work for yourself! One of the most interesting parts of the display is a set of afghans, recalling the state flower of places the Brocks particularly enjoyed visiting during their many travels. Mr. Brock was...

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October 2011 – Celebrations of Home: the Artistic Vision of Lora Creasman

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October 2011 – Celebrations of Home: the Artistic Vision of Lora Creasman

“Celebrations of Home: the Artistic Vision of Lora Creasman” is a monumental display of 24 quilted masterpieces by local artisan Lora Creasman. These pieces are not restrained by traditional ideas of what a quilt means and instead convey the beauty of our area in complex abstract patterns. Artist Reception will be from 5-7:30 pm on November 4th in the EAC Gallery. Everyone is invited to attend and meet this masterful artisan. EAC & The Polk County News will display a collection of Lora Creasman’s quilted wall-hangings,...

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