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Tennessee Watercolor Society Exhibition
November 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 19, 2016
Tuesday, November 1 – November 19
Opening Reception on Sunday, November 6 beginning at 1:30 pm
The Tennessee Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition comes to the Johnson City area in November at
Sycamore Shoals Historic Area Visitors Center. The exhibition will open on November 1, 2016 and closes
on November19th. A reception will be held on Sunday, November 6, the public is invited to attend.
Thirty paintings were chosen by internationally known water-media artist, John Salminen, from the full
exhibition of fifty-five paintings displayed in Knoxville at the Emporium in May. Eligible works submitted
to the juror were watercolor or acrylic paintings on paper and painted by Tennessee artists. The exhibit
has traveled to Memphis, Humboldt, Columbia, and Chattanooga, and will end in Clarksville at the
Customs House Museum in January.
Local artists exhibiting in the traveling show are Jim Stagner of Johnson City, and Barbara “Jake” Wilson
of Unicoi. Information about the society and membership will be available at Sycamore Shoals
throughout the exhibition, and from members at the reception and the Watauga Valley Art League
meeting on Sunday, November 13th. Past President, Barbara Jernigan, will lead a tour of the exhibition at
the Watauga Valley Art League meeting held on NOVEMBER 13th. The public is invited to attend and learn
more about water-media, and the range of incredible art produced in our state.
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Historic House Museums:
The John and Landon Carter Mansion